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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE NRN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL SHIFT
E AS A FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL REACH THE FAR NW
OFFSHORE WATERS BY EARLY SUNDAY AND WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SE...REACHING
THE CENTRAL ISLANDS BY MIDWEEK. A STRONGER HIGH WILL BUILD NW OF THE
STATE SUNDAY AND FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT AS IT MOVES SE.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...INCREASING TO 13
FT FAR NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. N
OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
$$


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