Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 221545
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST FRI MAY 22 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.

PHZ105-222200-
600 AM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE OFFSHORE AREA
THROUGH TONIGHT AND THEN DISSIPATE. TRADE WINDS DRIVEN BY A HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE NORTHWEST WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THIS
WEEKEND. WINDS WILL WEAKEN AGAIN ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE OFFSHORE AREA DUE TO THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FORMING
NORTHEAST OF THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PHZ180-222200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...WEAK FRONT FROM 25156W TO 21164W AT 200 PM HST MOVING SE 10
KT. N OF FRONT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20KT. S OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 10
KT OR LESS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT BEHIND FRONT...ELSEWHERE 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEAK FRONT FROM 23N152W TO 20N164W AT 200 AM HST MOVING
SE 10 KT. N OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF FRONT...
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT BEHIND FRONT...
ELSEWHERE 3 TO 5 FT.
.SATURDAY...DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 22N152W TO 19N162W MOVING SE
SLOWLY. N OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF FRONT...E TO NE
WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT BEHIND FRONT...ELSEWHERE 3 TO 5
FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NW HALF...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SE
HALF...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

FOSTER





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