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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 AM HST WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
AT 200 AM HST...HURRICANE MADELINE...CENTERED AT 19N 152W...IS
FORECAST TO APPROACH THE BIG ISLAND FROM THE EAST AND PASS VERY
CLOSE TO THE ISLAND OF HAWAII LATER TODAY. HURRICANE
LESTER...LOCATED AROUND 1000 NM EAST OF HILO...IS FORECAST TO
APPROACH AND MOVE INTO THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. FOLLOW THE
LATEST ADVISORIES FROM THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER FOR
MORE INFORMATION REGARDING MADELINE AND THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER IN MIAMI FOR LESTER.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...HURRICANE WARNING FOR WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR MAUI COUNTY WATERS...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR KAUAI AND OAHU WATERS...

.TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED BIG
ISLAND WATERS AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MAUI COUNTY
WATERS. EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OAHU AND KAUAI...NORTHEAST 40 TO 55
KT INCREASING TO 50 TO 70 KT OVER THE BIG ISLAND WATERS. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT OVER THE WINDWARD AND
SOUTHEAST BIG ISLAND WATERS LATER TODAY. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE. EAST SWELL 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS BIG ISLAND WATERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 9 TO 13 FT. EAST SWELL 5 TO 9 FT. WEST SWELL 3 FT.
SOUTH SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

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