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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST TUE JAN 24 2017

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... A STRONG HIGH NE OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TRADE WINDS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE ALLOWING THE
TRADES TO WEAKEN SOMEWHAT FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST
SWELL IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHERN PORTIONS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ENTER THE AREA FROM THE NW ON SATURDAY FOR AN
INCREASE IN N WINDS ON SUNDAY.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDING TO 7 FT NEAR KAUAI LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH LARGE
NW SWELL. SEAS HIGHEST N.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
S OF 20N. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT WITH LARGE NW SWELL. SEAS HIGHEST N.
.THURSDAY...N OF 24N...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S AND E.
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