Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 191545
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-192200-
600 AM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE FAR NE WILL MOVE E THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH AN
ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE REMAINING N OF THE AREA. THE RIDGE WILL
SHIFT S AND E AHEAD OF A FRONT THAT ENTERS THE NW OFFSHORE WATERS
SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH STRONG
N TO NE WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

PHZ180-192200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.TONIGHT...N OF 23N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR
LESS. SE HALF...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
E AND S...BECOMING 7 TO 14 FT SATURDAY NIGHT...HIGHEST NW HALF.
.SUNDAY...FRONT FROM 26N159W TO 22N164W AT 1400 HST MOVING SE 15 KT.
NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
N AND W.
.MONDAY...FRONT FROM 24N153W TO 18N161W AT 1400 HST MOVING SE
SLOWLY. NW OF FRONT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS N OF BIG
ISLAND. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST N AND W.
.TUESDAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW HALF. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.

$$




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