Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 090919
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

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.

PHZ105-091600-
1200 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS....A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH
TUESDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL PASS OVER FAR NRN WATERS ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY WITH A STRONGER SURFACE HIGH BUILDING JUST N AND NE OF THE
AREA LATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE WILL
BE PUSHED BACK INTO NRN WATERS ON FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS
EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

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PHZ180-091600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N OF 23N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
FAR N. S OF 23N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 18N.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT MOVING ACROSS FAR N WATERS.
N OF 22N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST FAR N. S OF 22N...E
TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 18N. NW WATERS...SEAS 10 TO
14 FT TUESDAY...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL TUESDAY NIGHT.
SE WATERS...7 TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT FAR NE WATERS. N OF
23N...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF 20N.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
24N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 20N. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SATURDAY...FRONT ENTERS NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT. N OF 24N...S TO
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. FROM 24N TO 19N...SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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