Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
345 PM HST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE FAR NORTHEAST OF THE ISLANDS WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH
SATURDAY...WITH AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE REMAINING ABOUT 350 NM
NORTH OF KAUAI THROUGH FRIDAY. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT SOUTH AND EAST
ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS A FRONT APPROACHES. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
OVER THE ISLANDS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 7 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4
TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
AND INCREASING TO 25 KT NEAR KAUAI LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 12
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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