Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
955 PM HST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OVER THE AREA WILL SHIFT NORTHWARD AND STRENGTHEN
ALLOWING TRADE WINDS TO RETURN OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. THE TRADES
WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND VEER TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY AS THE RIDGE IS PUSHED SOUTHWARD AGAIN. A LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK OVERNIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING FOR WATERS
AROUND KAUAI...KAUAI CHANNEL...WATERS AROUND OAHU...KAIWI
CHANNEL...MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS...ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL AND BIG
ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 15 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 10 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 14 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT NEAR KAUAI...
EAST 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT NEAR KAUAI
AND OAHU...EAST 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS AROUND KAUAI...EAST
TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
MONDAY NIGHT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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