Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 312145
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST MON AUG 31 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.

PHZ105-010400-
1200 PM HST MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE
IGNACIO WAS LOCATED NEAR 21.6N 151.5W AT 11 AM HST...OR ABOUT 230 NM
EAST NORTHEAST OF HILO HAWAII...MOVING NW AT 8 KT. IGNACIO IS
FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHEAST AND NORTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE E OFFSHORE
WATERS THURSDAY.

IGNACIO FORECAST POSITIONS

8 PM HST TONIGHT   22.4N 152.6W
8 AM HST TUESDAY   23.5N 154.1W
8 PM HST TUESDAY   24.5N 155.7W
8 AM HST WEDNESDAY 25.6N 157.3W
8 AM HST THURSDAY  27.8N 160.5W
8 AM HST FRIDAY    31.3N 162.9W
8 AM HST SATURDAY  36.1N 164.2W

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PHZ180-010400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST MON AUG 31 2015

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 150NE...90SE...
70SW...140NW OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM OF
CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLE. OTHERWISE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 20 KT AND
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NE WATERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE N OF 20N.
.TONIGHT...WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 150NE...90SE...60SW...
150NW OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 200 NM OF CENTER.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM S
SEMICIRCLE. OTHERWISE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 20 KT AND SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NE WATERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE
N OF 20N.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 150NE...
60SE...50SW...130NW OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM
OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE. OTHERWISE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NORTHERN WATERS.
.THURSDAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FAR NW WATERS. ELSEWHERE SE TO
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRIDAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N WINDS 15 KT E OF
152W. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST FAR NE.

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