Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
942 AM HST THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT NORTHWEST OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS WILL REACH
KAUAI BY FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN NEAR THE BIG ISLAND
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
FILL IN ACROSS THE AREA IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTHWEST OF THE STATE.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

.REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT AROUND KAUAI AND
OAHU...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 4 FT. SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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