Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
918 PM HST WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND SHIFT TO THE SOUTH THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND MOVES OVER THE
STATE. THE FRONT WILL REACH KAUAI BY FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN STALL
AND WEAKEN NEAR THE BIG ISLAND SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. FRESH
TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FILL IN ACROSS THE AREA IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE
NORTHEAST BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
NORTHWEST OF THE STATE.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 3 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT.
SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT NEAR THE BIG ISLAND...
NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 5 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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