Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZHW51 PHFO 291337
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
337 AM HST WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE MARINE AREAS WILL WEAKEN AS
A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND STALLS NORTH AND NORTHWEST OF THE
AREA THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF
THE STATE OVER THE WEEKEND BEHIND THIS FRONT.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

.TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KT NORTHWEST
WATERS...EAST 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE...HIGHEST IN THE CHANNELS AND
SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 7
FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT NORTHWEST WATERS
AROUND KAUAI AND OAHU AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST IN
THE CHANNELS AND SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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