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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO
DELIVER STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS TODAY. LOW PRESSURE FAR NORTH
OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS WILL MOVE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST THURSDAY AS A FRONT
MOVES NORTHWEST OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS...AND THE HIGH WILL WEAKEN.
WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE FROM THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON FOR PAILOLO CHANNEL AND
ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT ALENUIHAHA AND PAILOLO
CHANNELS. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 7 TO
12 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT AND NORTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT AND NORTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...S OF 23N...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. N OF
23N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER S WATERS.
.TONIGHT...S OF 23N...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER S WATERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...S OF 20N...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. N OF
20N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
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