Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 130330
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PHZ105-131000-
600 PM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS... A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE
NRN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL SHIFT E AS A FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.
THE FRONT WILL REACH THE FAR NW OFFSHORE WATERS BY EARLY SUNDAY AND
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SE...REACHING THE CENTRAL ISLANDS BY MIDWEEK. A
STRONGER HIGH WILL BUILD NW OF THE STATE SUNDAY AND FILL IN BEHIND
THE FRONT AS IT MOVES SE.

$$

PHZ180-131000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...INCREASING TO 13
FT FAR NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. N
OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...FRONT NW WATERS JUST NW OF KAUAI. NW OF FRONT...N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...FRONT NW WATERS NEAR KAUAI. NW OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEAKENING FRONT CENTRAL WATERS. NE WINDS 20 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$


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