Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 011010
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

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.

PHZ105-011600-
1200 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
AT 1100 PM HST...HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS CENTERED AT 23.1N
152.3W...MOVING NW AT 10 KT. HURRICANE CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS IGNACIO CONTINUES TO TRACK NW
OVER THE FAR N WATERS. HURRICANE JIMENA IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE
FAR E OFFSHORE WATERS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THEN TURN NNW AND
REMAIN E OF THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED
WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE...AND
INTENSITY.

IGNACIO FORECAST POSITIONS

800 AM HST TUESDAY   24.2N 153.4W
800 PM HST TUESDAY   25.4N 154.8W
800 AM HST WEDNESDAY 26.5N 156.4W
800 PM HST WEDNESDAY 27.8N 158.2W
800 PM HST THURSDAY  30.6N 161.3W
800 PM HST FRIDAY    34.6N 163.4W
800 PM HST SATURDAY  38.8N 164.4W

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PHZ180-011600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED N OF 21N E OF
156W. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. N OF 20N W
OF 156W...WINDS NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...MOSTLY E SWELL.
THUNDERSTORMS N OF 21N E OF 156W.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED N OF 23N
W OF 153W. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. N OF
20N W OF 157W...WINDS NE 15 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO N WEDNESDAY. SEAS 6
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...MOSTLY
E SWELL. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS N WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS WSW 15 TO 25 KT NW WATERS. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. N OF 20N E OF 157W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...MOSTLY E
SWELL.
.THURSDAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT FAR NW WATERS. N TO NE 10 TO
15 KT FAR E WATERS. ELSEWHERE SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT FAR E WATERS. E TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT N OF 21N N WATERS. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT FAR E WATERS...6 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.

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