Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZHW51 PHFO 241955
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
955 AM HST WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AS A
WEAK TROUGH NEAR KAUAI GRADUALLY DISSIPATES. INCREASING TRADE WINDS
WILL BUILD FROM EAST TO WEST ACROSS THE CHAIN TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...THEN HIGH PRESSURE FAR NORTH OF THE AREA WILL SUPPORT
MODERATE TO STRONG TRADE WINDS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING FOR MAALAEA BAY...PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS...

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT AROUND KAUAI. EAST TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHEAST SWELL 3 FT. HEAVY SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ALENUIHAHA AND PAILOLO
CHANNELS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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