Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
926 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ROUGH CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN COASTAL
WATERS INTO MONDAY BEFORE EASING. HIGH PRESSURE NORTHWEST OF THE
ISLANDS WILL BUILD SOUTHEAST WITH AN ASSOCIATED RIDGE APPROACHING
THE ISLANDS BY TUESDAY. A WEAKER FRONT MAY REACH THE ISLANDS FROM
THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE STALLING AND
DISSIPATING. ANOTHER LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 13 TO 15 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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