Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 032129
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
HONOLULU HI 1200 PM HST TUE MAY 3 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.

PHZ105-040400-
1200 PM HST TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE STATE WILL MOVE E AS A FRONT APPROACHES FROM
THE NW. MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY
BEFORE VEERING AND WEAKENING AS THE FRONT MOVES CLOSER TO THE
OFFSHORE WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS
INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS LATE THURSDAY AND MOVE DOWN THE ISLAND
CHAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER HIGH WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE
FRONT.

$$

PHZ180-040400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST TUE MAY 3 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...N OF 20N W OF 160W...SE WINDS TO 10
KT BECOMING S TO 10 KT THURSDAY. N OF 20N E OF 160W...SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...FRONT OVER NW WATERS NEAR KAUAI. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. N OF 20N E OF FRONT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST FAR NW WATERS.
.SATURDAY...FRONT OVER CENTRAL WATERS NEAR MAUI. NW OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT N OF 20N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
S OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.

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