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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST MON MAY 2 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL BRING MODERATE
TO STRONG TRADE WINDS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. AN APPROACHING
FRONT WILL BRING LIGHT WINDS TO WATERS N AND W OF OAHU AS EARLY AS
WEDNESDAY...LASTING THROUGH THURSDAY. THE FRONT ENTERS...WEAKENS...
DISSIPATES OVER THE WATERS NW OF KAUAI FRIDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW THE
GRADUAL RETURN OF THE TRADES WINDS AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
TONIGHT THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI... SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST
3 TO 4 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. REST OF AREA...E TO
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...N OF 20N ...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. REST OF
AREA...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...N OF 20N W OF 160W...S WINDS TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA N OF
20N...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
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