Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 030336
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
536 PM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

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.

PHZ105-031030-
536 PM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A DEVELOPING SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN WATERS WILL MOVE
OVER THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND...CAUSING WINDS TO
WEAKEN AND BECOME MORE VARIABLE WITH TIME. THE TROUGH WILL STALL
NEAR THE BIG ISLAND BY MONDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. CAUTION IS ADVISED AS
WINDS AND WAVES MAY BE HIGHER NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

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PHZ180-031030-
OFFSHORE WATERS WITHIN 240 NM OF HONOLULU-
536 PM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT E AND SE
WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT 20
TO 25 KT E AND SE WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT S TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 E OF 158W. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...VARIABLE MAINLY SE WINDS TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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