Offshore Forecast
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE NRN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH TONIGHT ...THEN RECEDE E AS A FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL REACH THE FAR NW OFFSHORE
WATERS BY SUNDAY AND WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SE...REACHING THE CENTRAL
ISLANDS BY MIDWEEK. A STRONGER HIGH WILL BUILD NW OF THE STATE SUNDAY
AND FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT AS IT MOVES SE.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI... EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20 N...E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 20N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 20 N...E WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...INCREASING TO 12
FT FAR NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
$$


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