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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE ALONG 24N WILL DRIFT NORTHWARD DURING
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...ALLOWING E WINDS TO STRENGTHEN OVER
SOUTHERN WATERS. THE RIDGE WILL BE WEAKENED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BY AN
APPROACHING FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO FAR NORTHERN WATERS LATE
FRIDAY THEN ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON SATURDAY...BRINGING STRONG NE WINDS
AND HIGH SEAS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...EAST 15 TO 25 KT BIG ISLAND AND MAUI
WATERS. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES
3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST 15 TO 25 KT BIG ISLAND AND MAUI WATERS. EAST WINDS
15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND
WATERS. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT TUESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 FT WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...N OF 24N...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. FROM 24N TO
20N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...N OF 25N...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. FROM 25N TO
20N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. FROM 24N TO
20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...EXCEPT SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT FAR NW WATERS.
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