Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
328 PM HST WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE STATE WILL WEAKEN AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES AND STALLS NORTHWEST OF THE AREA THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE STATE OVER
THE WEEKEND BEHIND THIS FRONT.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST IN
THE CHANNELS AND SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT NORTHWEST
WATERS AROUND KAUAI AND OAHU AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST IN
THE CHANNELS AND SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST IN
THE CHANNELS AND SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT SUNDAY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 ALENUIHAHA
CHANNEL. WIND WAVES 6 TO 14 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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