Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 271538 CCA
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST THU AUG 27 2015

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.

PHZ105-272200-
600 AM HST THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A SURFACE TROUGH WILL WEAKEN TODAY OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS
ALLOWING THE RIDGE OVER THE WESTERN ISLANDS TO MOVE NORTH. THIS
WILL RESULT IN LIGHT TRADES RETURNING TO THE AREA THROUGH/
HURRICANE IGNACIO IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST OFFSHORE
WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY...

IGNACIO FORECAST POSITIONS

2 AM HST SATURDAY  16.1N 146.1W
2 AM HST SUNDAY    17.5N 149.0W
2 AM HST MONDAY    19.0N 151.5W
2 AM HST TUESDAY   20.5N 154.0W

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PHZ180-272200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...S OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...VARIABLE
WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 20N E OF 157W...SE TO S WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA
N OF 20N...E WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...E WINDS TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...AREA E OF 152W...NE TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
REST OF AREA E OF 154W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...
E WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...AREA E OF 154W...NE TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF
AREA...MAINLY E WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT INCREASING TO 8 TO 11 FT
E OF 154W.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE E OF 151W.
OTHERWISE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE E OF 152W.
OTHERWISE WINDS 15 TO 30 KT SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE E OF 154W.
OTHERWISE WINDS 15 TO 30 KT SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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