Offshore Forecast
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST THU MAY 5 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN STALL OVER THE E WATERS NEAR
THE BIG ISLAND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. FRESH TO STRONG N WINDS WILL FILL
IN ACROSS THE WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY...THEN
GRADUALLY VEER TOWARD THE E BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.
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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.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...LOWEST FAR NW WATERS.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...W OF 160W...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
BECOMING SW THURSDAY NIGHT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT...LOWEST NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...FRONT FROM 26N157W TO 21N164W AT 2 PM HST MOVING SE 15 KT.
N OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT N OF FRONT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
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