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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO FAR NW WATERS TODAY...PASS
THROUGH THE ISLANDS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN STALL OVER THE SE
WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG NE WINDS WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT
GRADUALLY BECOMING E SUNDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN
WATERS MONDAY AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUESDAY.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...GALE WATCH FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR
MAALAEA BAY...THE PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND WATERS SOUTH
OF THE BIG ISLAND...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTHEAST 10
TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 15 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...BECOMING NORTH SWELL
7 FT SUNDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...W OF 158W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS...STRONGEST S OF 17N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW HALF...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SE HALF...N TO NE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...STRONGEST
N OF 19N. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST N AND W.
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