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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST WED JAN 18 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN NEAR 26N TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO FAR NW WATERS LATE FRIDAY...THEN
THROUGH THE ISLANDS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...BRINGING STRONG NE
WINDS AND HIGH SEAS. STRONG E WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA ON
SUNDAY.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
5 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 10 FT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S OF 19N. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT
NW HALF...8 TO 10 FT SE HALF.
.TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS.
BETWEEN 20N AND 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
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