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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST THU MAY 5 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN STALL OVER THE E WATERS NEAR THE
BIG ISLAND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. FRESH TO STRONG N WINDS WILL FILL IN
ACROSS THE WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY...THEN
GRADUALLY VEER TOWARD THE E BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.
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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.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...W OF 160W...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 160W...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...LOWEST NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...FRONT FROM 26N157W TO 21N164W AT 2 PM HST MOVING SE 15 KT.
N OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT N OF FRONT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
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