Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 180937
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST WED JAN 18 2017

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.

PHZ105-181600-
1200 AM HST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE NEAR 25N WILL DRIFT N OVERNIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
TEMPORARILY WEDNESDAY AS A FRONT PASSES FAR NORTH OF THE AREA.
THE RIDGE WILL REDEVELOP NEAR 26N WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO FAR NW WATERS LATE FRIDAY...THEN THROUGH
THE ISLANDS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...BRINGING STRONG NE WINDS AND HIGH
SEAS.

$$

PHZ180-181600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N OF 25N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. FROM
25N TO 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT FAR NW WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S OF 19N. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT NW
HALF...8 TO 10 FT SE HALF.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. BETWEEN 20N AND 24N... E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT N OF
FRONT MOVING INTO FAR NW WATERS LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO
13 FT OVER FAR NW WATERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...FRONT 24N153W TO 21N158W TO 18N160W AT 211800 UTC. N OF
FRONT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT AND SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. S OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUNDAY...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$


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