Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 290930
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-291600-
1200 AM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A FRONT 400 NM NW OF KAUAI IS MOVING SE AT 12 KT. IT IS FORECAST TO
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES THROUGH THE OFFSHORE WATERS NW OF KAUAI SUNDAY
BEFORE SETTLING NEAR KAUAI SUNDAY NIGHT. TRADE WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS THE FRONT WEAKENS.
REMNANTS OF THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
THEN DRIFT AND DISSIPATE OVER THE ISLANDS TUESDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH
FORMS W OF KAUAI THURSDAY.

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PHZ180-291600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...AREA W OF 158W...MAINLY N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. REST OF AREA N OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF
AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT HIGHEST NW OF KAUAI.
.SUNDAY...W OF 157W...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. REST OF AREA E OF
157W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...TROUGH W OF KAUAI. W OF 160W N OF
20N...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. REST OF AREA...S OF 20N W OF 160W...E
WINDS 10 KT. ELSEWHERE OF AREA N OF 20N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT HIGHEST S OF
BIG ISLAND.
.TUESDAY...TROUGH OVER CENTRAL ISLANDS. N OF 19N...VARIABLE WINDS 10
TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...E  WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...TROUGH FORMING W OF 160W. VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT W OF
158W N OF 20N. REST OF AREA N OF 20N...E WINDS TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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