Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 162143
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST TUE DEC 16 2014

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.

PHZ105-170400-
1200 PM HST TUE DEC 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL REMAIN N OF THE STATE INTO THURSDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE ISLANDS WILL GRADUALLY BE PUSHED E STARTING
THURSDAY NIGHT BY AN APPROACHING FRONT. THE FRONT WILL NEAR KAUAI
SATURDAY NIGHT.

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PHZ180-170400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST TUE DEC 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 25N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S OF 19N. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.
.THURSDAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT WITH LARGE NW SWELL.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...N OF 24N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
S OF 24N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S OF 18N. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SATURDAY...N OF 24N...S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. 20N TO 24N...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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