Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 101004
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 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.

PHZ105-101600-
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE WATERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE WATERS EARLY NEXT WEEK IN THE WAKE OF THE TROUGH. ANOTHER TROUGH
WILL APPROACH THE NORTHWEST WATERS BY MID WEEK.

$$

PHZ180-101600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...TROUGH NW WATERS. NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT
OR LESS. SE HALF...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...TROUGH NW WATERS. NW HALF...VARIABLE
WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SE HALF...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...TROUGH OVER CENTRAL WATERS. NW HALF...NW
TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SE HALF...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...TROUGH OVER FAR NE WATERS. W OF TROUGH...N TO
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SE OF TROUGH...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUESDAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...TROUGH APPROACHING NW WATERS. NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT. SE HALF...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$



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