Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 091521
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST TUE FEB 9 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.

PHZ105-092200-
600 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS....A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT. A WEAK FRONT WILL PASS OVER FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT 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 THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

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PHZ180-092200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...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 10 TO 15 FT NW LATE.
.TONIGHT...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. NW WATERS...SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT
IN NW SWELL. SE WATERS...7 TO 10 FT.
.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...FRONT ENTERS NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT. N OF 24N...S TO
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. FROM 24N TO 19N...SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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