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FZHW61 PHFO 051530
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 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 510 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-


.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. EAST SWELL
9 FT AND SOUTH 4 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. EAST
SWELL 9 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. EAST SWELL 8 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT SUNDAY THEN 4 FT MONDAY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...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.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...AREA E OF 156W...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. AREA W OF 161W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...NE TO
E WINDS 10 KT. NE WATERS...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA...
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
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