Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
943 AM HST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE STATE...THEN WEAKEN
LATER TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY AS A FRONT APPROACHES THE ISLANDS FROM
THE NORTHWEST. THE FRONT WILL MOVE DOWN THE ISLAND CHAIN SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT...USHERING IN STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS
AND LARGE ROUGH SEAS. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE DAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 15 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 11 TO
15 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 15 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 9 TO 15 FT. NORTH SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTHEAST 15 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 14 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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