Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1008 AM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE ABOUT 300 NM NORTH OF KAUAI WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE SLOWLY RECEDING EAST AS A FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE WEAKENING FRONT WILL NEAR THE
OFFSHORE WATERS NORTH AND WEST OF KAUAI MONDAY AND THEN PUSH
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE STATE. A STRONGER HIGH WILL BUILD NORTHWEST
OF THE STATE SUNDAY AND FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT AS IT MOVES EAST.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON FOR MOST
HAWAIIAN WATERS...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE
TYPICALLY WINDIER AREAS...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI... EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7
TO 12 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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