Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
955 AM HST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT NEAR OAHU WILL BECOME STATIONARY NEAR MAUI TONIGHT.
THIS FRONT WILL BE A FOCUS FOR ACTIVE AND POSSIBLY HAZARDOUS
WEATHER THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS WITH
LOCALLY STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS AS WELL AS THE THREAT FOR
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTHEAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT NEAR THE BIG ISLAND...
NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 12 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 13 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 11 FT. FREQUENT HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 8 FT. FREQUENT HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT. FREQUENT HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT AROUND KAUAI...
EAST 15 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 12 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
10 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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