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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST THU APR 27 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE NORTHERN WATERS WILL
WEAKEN THROUGH THURSDAY WHILE A FRONT NW OF KAUAI MOVES EWD. THE
FRONT WILL ENTER TO FAR NW OFFSHORE WATERS EARLY THURSDAY EVENING AND
THEN REACH KAUAI BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND THE CENTRAL ISLANDS FRIDAY
EVENING WHERE IT WILL STALL FOR THE WEEKEND. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO THE EARLY PART OF
NEXT WEEK.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...
EAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...S OF 23N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...FRONT ENTERS FAR NW WATERS THURSDAY
EVENING. W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. E OF FRONT N OF
20N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...FRONT REACHES KAUAI FRIDAY MORNING AND
THE CENTRAL ISLANDS FRIDAY NIGHT WHERE IT WILL STALL.
W OF FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. E OF FRONT N OF 19 N...SE TO S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NE WATERS.
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