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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 AM HST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE ABOUT 300 NM NORTH OF KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THURSDAY AS A WEAK FRONT APPROACHES THE ISLANDS
FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE WEAK FRONT WILL BE OVER THE ISLANDS
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BEFORE DISSIPATING SATURDAY. A HIGH WILL BUILD
NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS SATURDAY...AND PASS NORTH OF THE ISLANDS
ON SUNDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS KAUAI AND OAHU WATERS...EAST
TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF HAZE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BIG ISLAND
WATERS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 2
TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 9 FT FRIDAY NIGHT...
INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT SATURDAY.
.SUNDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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