Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
320 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE 275 NM NORTH OF KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHWARD
DURING THE WEEKEND AS A FRONT APPROACHES. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
OVER THE ISLANDS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...POSSIBLY
BRINGING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM HST SATURDAY FOR MAUI COUNTY
WINDWARD WATERS...PAILOLO CHANNEL...ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL AND WATERS
AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND WATERS.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE ACROSS
KAUAI WATERS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
INCREASING TO 8 FT NEAR KAUAI LATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING
NORTH ACROSS KAUAI WATERS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
INCREASING TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST KAUAI WATERS. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 9 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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