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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST WED MAY 25 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH OVER FAR NW WATERS WILL DRIFT NW
OF THE AREA TONIGHT...WHILE A SURFACE RIDGE REMAINS N OF THE AREA. AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH PASSING OVER THE REGION WILL PRODUCE ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. THE TROUGH WILL
MOVE BACK OVER NORTHERN WATERS ON FRIDAY...PUSHING THE SURFACE RIDGE
INTO NE WATERS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

.REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 15
TO 20 KT BIG ISLAND WATERS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. SOUTHWEST SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND
KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT SUNDAY. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 21N E OF 161W...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N
OF 21N W OF 161W...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 21N...E WINDS 10
TO 20 KT...STRONGEST NE OF THE ISLANDS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS N WATERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...N OF 21N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. S OF 21N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.  SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...N OF 21N E OF 159W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. N OF 21N W OF 159W...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. S OF 21N...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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