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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST MON OCT 20 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM ANA CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE W. ANA IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE OUT OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS BY TUESDAY MORNING. A
SURFACE HIGH FAR N OF THE AREA WILL SHIFT TOWARD THE SE AT 15 KT AND
WEAKEN EARLY THIS WEEK. AT 1100 AM HST TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS
CENTERED AT 20.9N 164.0W...MOVING NW AT 7 KT. FORECAST WINDS IN AND
NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO
UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE...AND INTENSITY. ANA FORECAST
POSITIONS 800 PM HST MONDAY 21.4N 165.1W 800 AM HST TUESDAY 22.3N
166.3W 800 PM HST TUESDAY 23.3N 167.3W 800 AM HST WEDNESDAY 24.5N
168.0W 800 AM HST THURSDAY 27.5N 168.4W
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
SOUTH SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. NORTH SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. FREQUENT SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTH SWELL
6 FT. FREQUENT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTH SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF TROPICAL STORM ANA. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF TROPICAL STORM
ANA. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 170 NM OF TROPICAL STORM ANA...WINDS 20 TO 30
KT AND SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REST OF AREA...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 25 KT
AND SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN
80 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF TROPICAL STORM ANA.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 170 NM OF TROPICAL STORM ANA...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REST OF AREA...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT AND
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...W OF 162W...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
$$


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