Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 090310
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST MON FEB 8 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.

PHZ105-091000-
600 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS... A SURFACE RIDGE WILL
REMAIN NEAR KAUAI ALONG 22N OR 23N THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. A WEAK
FRONT WILL PASS OVER FAR NRN WATERS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH A
STRONGER SURFACE HIGH BUILDING JUST N AND NE OF THE AREA LATE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE WILL BE PUSHED
BACK INTO NRN WATERS ON FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-091000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N OF 23N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST FAR N. S
OF 23N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 18N. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL OVER NW WATERS TUESDAY
NIGHT.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT MOVING ACROSS FAR N WATERS.
N OF 22N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST FAR N. S OF 22N...E
TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 18N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL OVER NW WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT FAR NE WATERS. N OF
23N...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF 20N.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
24N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 20N. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SATURDAY...N OF 24N...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 24N TO
19N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9
TO 13 FT.

$$



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