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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE 15 KT ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH FRESH TO STRONG N WINDS DEVELOPING AFTER
THE FRONT PASSES. HIGH PRESSURE FAR NW OF THE AREA WILL THEN MOVE SE
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH THE ASSOCIATED RIDGE MOVING OVER
THE NRN OFFSHORE WATERS ON MONDAY. THE E-W ORIENTED RIDGE IS EXPECTED
TO BE ALONG 22N ON TUESDAY AS A WEAK FRONT ENTERS THE NRN OFFSHORE
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE S AND DISSIPATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS
A WEAK HIGH PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTH WINDS 10 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY ALONG THE FRONT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 10 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...FRONT FROM 22N152W TO 18N160W AT 2 AM HST. NW OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUNDAY...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 21N151W TO 16N159W AT 2 PM HST. NW OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. S OF 24N...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
$$


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