Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 080335
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST SUN FEB 7 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.

PHZ105-080400-
600 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
STRONG N WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONT LOCATED OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS
WILL KEEP ROUGH CONDITIONS ACROSS ALL OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE NW OF THE AREA WILL INTENSIFY MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH
A SURFACE RIDGE MOVING OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS MONDAY. A WEAK COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS BY TUESDAY
NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL AND DISSIPATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS A WEAK HIGH PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA. A LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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PHZ180-081000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TONIGHT...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 18N151W TO 16N158W AT 7PM HST. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NNW.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...N OF 22N...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 23N...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 7 TO 12 S 20N.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT IN NW SWELL.

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