Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 082102
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-090400-
1200 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS... A SURFACE RIDGE WILL
REMAIN NEAR 22N OR 23N THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. A WEAK FRONT WILL
PASS OVER NRN WATERS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH A STRONGER
SURFACE HIGH BUILDING JUST N AND NE OF THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE WILL BE PUSHED BACK INTO NRN
WATERS ON FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-090400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 23N...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST FAR N.
S OF 22N...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 20N. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT MOVING INTO FAR N WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. N OF 22N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST FAR
N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT... STRONGEST S OF 19N. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL OVER NW WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEAK FRONT FAR NE WATERS. N OF 23N...NW WINDS 10 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. S OF 23N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF 20N. SEAS 8 TO
15 FT S OF 20N.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
23N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 20N. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.

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