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FZHW61 PHFO 050956
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT SEP 5 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS... HURRICANE JIMENA IS CURRENTLY ABOUT 540 NM E OF HILO BIG
ISLAND MOVING NNW. A NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED TROUGH LIES ALONG
162W... MOVING W SLOWLY. OTHERWISE A WEAK EASTERLY WIND FLOW WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE REMAINING WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THEN THE
WINDS MAY TURN NORTHEAST MONDAY AND THEN NORTH TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AS HURRICANE JIMENA TURNS MORE TOWARD THE W. THE FORECAST
HINGES ON THE TRACK OF HURRICANE JIMENA.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
EAST SWELL 7 FT AND NORTHWEST 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. EAST SWELL 8 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. EAST SWELL 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...AREA W OF 161W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT.
AREA E OF 155W...NE TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT E OF 155W...AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N.  REST OF AREA SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...AREA W OF 162W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. AREA E OF
156W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 KT.
SEAS E OF 155W...10 TO 14 FT. REST OF AREA...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...AREA E OF 156W...NE TO N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
REST OF AREA...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT E OF 155W.
REST OF AREA...SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
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