Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 291530
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

PHZ105-292200-
600 AM HST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT NEAR KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST AND DISSIPATE OVER
THE CENTRAL ISLANDS TONIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL PASS NORTH OF THE
ISLANDS FRIDAY. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
AREA DURING THE WEEKEND. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA EARLY
NEXT WEEK AS ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA FROM THE WEST.

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PHZ180-292200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...FRONT NEAR 25N156W TO 20N160W MOVING E SLOWLY
AND BE DISSIPATING OVER CENTRAL ISLANDS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.
AREA N OF 20N...W TO SW WINDS 10 KT. REST OF AREA...MAINLY E WINDS
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT HIGHEST N OF KAUAI.
.FRIDAY...ANOTHER FRONT PASSING N OF ISLANDS. AREA E OF 20N E OF
155W...W TO SW WINDS 10 KT. REST OF AREA...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. REST OF AREA...MAINLY E TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST N OF KAUAI.
.SATURDAY...E TO W RIDGE ALONG 22N. N OF RIDGE...VARIABLE WINDS 10
KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...N OF 20N...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT.
REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT SUNDAY THEN 6 TO
8 FT MONDAY.


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