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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A DEVELOPING SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN WATERS WILL
MOVE OVER HAWAII THIS WEEKEND...CAUSING WINDS TO WEAKEN AND BECOME
MORE VARIABLE WITH TIME. THE TROUGH WILL STALL NEAR THE BIG ISLAND BY
MONDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF
HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
CAUTION IS ADVISED AS WINDS AND WAVES MAY BE HIGHER NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WINDWARD
WATERS AND WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND. VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 9 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 7 FT AND
EAST FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 5 FT. HAZE.
SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 5 FT AND EAST 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT E AND SE
WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT 20 TO 25
KT E AND SE WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EXCEPT S TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 E OF 158W. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
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