Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 011545
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

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.

PHZ105-012200-
600 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
AT 500 AM HST...HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS CENTERED AT 23.5N
153.7W...MOVING NW AT 9 KT. HURRICANE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS IGNACIO CONTINUES TO TRACK NW OVER THE FAR N
WATERS. HURRICANE JIMENA IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE FAR E OFFSHORE
WATERS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THEN TURN NNW AND REMAIN E OF THE
AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED
WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE...AND
INTENSITY.

IGNACIO FORECAST POSITIONS
200 PM HST TUESDAY   24.4N 154.7W
200 AM HST WEDNESDAY 25.5N 156.3W
200 PM HST WEDNESDAY 26.5N 157.9W
200 AM HST THURSDAY  27.6N 159.7W
200 AM HST FRIDAY    30.6N 162.9W
200 AM HST SATURDAY  34.2N 165.3W
200 AM HST SUNDAY    38.1N 167.2W

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PHZ180-012200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS N OF 22N E OF 157W. WINDS 34
KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. N OF 20N W OF 157W...WINDS
NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...MOSTLY E SWELL. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS N WATERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED N
OF 23N W OF 153W. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER.
N OF 20N W OF 157W...WINDS NE 15 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO N WEDNESDAY.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...MOSTLY E SWELL. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS N WATERS.
.THURSDAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT FAR NW WATERS. N TO NE 10 TO
15 KT FAR E WATERS. ELSEWHERE SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT FAR E WATERS. E TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT N OF 21N N WATERS. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT FAR E WATERS...6 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.

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