Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 072124
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

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.

PHZ105-080400-
1200 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
STRONG N WINDS WILL KEEP ROUGH CONDITIONS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTHEAST AND WEAKENS
OVER THE E WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE NW OF THE AREA WILL BUILD SE OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH THE ASSOCIATED RIDGE MOVING OVER THE
NRN OFFSHORE WATERS ON MONDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE
INTO THE N OFFSHORE WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY THEN
STALL AND DISSIPATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS A WEAK HIGH
PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-080400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 20N151W TO 17N159W AT 12 PM HST. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TONIGHT...FRONT DISSIPATED. N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST N.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...N OF 22N...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 23N...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 7 TO 12 S 20N.
.THURSDAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT IN NW SWELL.

$$


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