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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST WED MAR 4 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS... A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A WEAK TROUGH OVER
THE EASTERN OFFSHORE WATERS AND HIGH PRESSURE FAR TO THE NORTHWEST OF
HAWAII WILL KEEP FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS BLOWING FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. A PERSISTENT UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL KEEP ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 12 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE FREQUENT LIGHTNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM KAUAI NORTHWESTWARD.
MOSTLY E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EAST AND SE OF THE BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE
WINDS NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...HIGHEST NORTH.
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAUI AND BIG ISLAND OFFSHORE WATERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT FROM OAHU NORTHWESTWARD. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...HIGHEST NORTH. RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OFFSHORE WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND.
.THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...HIGHEST WEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF
18N.
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