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Generalized Statewide Coastal Waters Forecast for Hawaii
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
335 AM HST Fri Jan 19 2018

.Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters...
Strong high pressure north-northeast of the islands will continue
to move east through today, resulting in softening trade winds. A
trough will form and dissipate over the offshore waters just west
of Kauai during the weekend. An approaching front will cause
winds to become southeast over the western waters by the middle of
next week.

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Hawaiian waters within 40 nautical miles including the channels-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING FOR KAUAI
NORTHWEST WATERS...KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS...KAUAI CHANNEL...OAHU
WINDWARD WATERS...KAIWI CHANNEL...MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD
WATERS...MAALAEA BAY...PAILOLO CHANNEL...ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL AND
WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots across the leeward waters.
Otherwise, east winds 20 to 30 knots. Wind waves 8 to 12 feet.
North swell 4 to 5 feet. East swell 7 feet. Chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots across the leeward waters.
Elsewhere, east winds 20 to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 to 11 feet.
North swell 3 to 4 feet. East swell 7 feet. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Wind waves 6 to 9 feet.
Mixed swell north 3 feet and east 6 to 7 feet. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Wind
waves 5 to 8 feet. Mixed swell northwest 5 feet and east 6 to 7
feet. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Wind waves 5 to
8 feet. Mixed swell northwest 8 feet and east 6 feet. Isolated
showers.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Wind waves 5
to 8 feet. Mixed swell northwest 6 TO 8 feet. Scattered showers.


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