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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST THU APR 27 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE FAR N OF THE ISLANDS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT WHILE A FRONT MOVES E INTO THE FAR NW OFFSHORE WATERS.
THE FRONT WILL REACH KAUAI FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND THE CENTRAL ISLANDS
FRIDAY EVENING WHERE IT WILL STALL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. UNSETTLED
WEATHER WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO THE
EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 4 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 4 FT
AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AROUND KAUAI... EAST
10 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT
AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...FRONT ENTERS FAR NW WATERS THIS EVENING. W OF FRONT...NW
TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. E OF FRONT N OF 20N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...FRONT REACHES NW KAUAI COASTAL WATERS
FRIDAY MORNING. FRONT MOVES TO THE CENTRAL ISLANDS FRIDAY NIGHT
WHERE IT WILL STALL. W OF FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. E OF FRONT N
OF 19 N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NE WATERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...FRONT OVER CENTRAL ISLANDS. W OF
FRONT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST W OF
FRONT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$


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