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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE FAR N OF THE AREA WILL MOVE E THROUGH
SATURDAY. A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE HIGH WILL REMAIN ABOUT
350 NM N OF KAUAI THROUGH FRIDAY. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT S AND E AHEAD
OF A FRONT THAT ENTERS THE NW OFFSHORE WATERS EARLY SATURDAY. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH MONDAY...WITH STRONG N TO NE WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 13 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 7 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF 19N...E WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST N.
.TONIGHT...N OF 24N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF
23N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
$$



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