Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
345 PM HST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN THROUGH
SUNDAY...WITH FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING AFTER THE
FRONT PASSES. HIGH PRESSURE FAR NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL THEN
MOVE SOUTHEAST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH THE ASSOCIATED
RIDGE MOVING NEAR THE ISLANDS TUESDAY. A WEAKER FRONT MAY APPROACH
THE ISLANDS FROM THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WHEN A LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BUILDING WINDS AND SEAS...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTH WINDS 10 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY ALONG THE FRONT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 10 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 14 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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