Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 101523
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

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.

PHZ105-102200-
600 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS....
A WEAK FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE FAR NRN WATERS TODAY WITH A STRONG
SURFACE HIGH BUILDING JUST N AND NE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY AND
THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE WILL BE PUSHED BACK INTO NRN
WATERS FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-102200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...WEAK FRONT MOVING ACROSS FAR N WATERS. N OF 22N...W TO NW
WINDS AROUND 10 KT. S OF 22N...NE TO E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. NW
WATERS...SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL. SE WATERS...SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEAK FRONT FAR NE WATERS. N OF 22N...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT
OR LESS. S OF 22N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 19N.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL N OF 20N. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF 20N.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...N OF 24N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S
OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 20N. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SATURDAY...FRONT APPROACHING NW WATERS. N OF 24N...SE TO S WINDS 10
TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS LATE.
.SUNDAY...FRONT OVER NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SE OF FRONT N OF 19N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS W OF 158W. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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