Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1000 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
REMAINS IN THE VICINITY OF THE ISLANDS. TRADE WINDS WILL RETURN LATE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE RIDGE LIFTS BACK TO THE NORTH AND
STRENGTHENS. TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN A GRADUAL DECLINE LATE FRIDAY AS
THE RIDGE IS PUSHED SOUTHWARD AGAIN. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS
EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
EAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 15 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 13 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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