Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 201545
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

PHZ105-202200-
600 AM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE FAR N OF KAUAI WILL MOVE S SLOWLY INTO NRN OFFSHORE
WATERS...WITH A FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...
POSSIBLY BRINGING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PHZ180-202200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SE HALF...E TO SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT... HIGHEST SE HALF.
.TONIGHT...NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SE HALF...E TO SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NW HALF.
.SUNDAY...FRONT FROM 26N158W TO 21N164W AT 200 PM HST. NW OF FRONT...
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 157W...VARIABLE WINDS
15 KT OR LESS. N OF 20N E OF 157W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST NW HALF.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...FRONT FROM 25N155W TO 19N163W AT 200 AM HST. NW OF
FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. E OF FRONT N OF 20N...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. E OF FRONT S OF 20N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NW HALF. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...FRONT ACROSS CENTRAL PORTION OF AREA. NW OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 20 KT. SE OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...FRONT ACROSS CENTRAL PORTION OF AREA. NW OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$




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