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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE 275 NM N OF KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY
SOUTHWARD INTO NORTHERN WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND...WITH A FRONT
ENTERING FAR NW WATERS ON SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE
ISLANDS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...POSSIBLY BRINGING STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND WATERS.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE ACROSS
KAUAI WATERS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
INCREASING TO 8 FT NEAR KAUAI LATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...N OF 23N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N TO 19N...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST SE HALF.
.SATURDAY...N OF 23N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N TO 19N...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST SE HALF.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 21N W OF 159W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. N OF
21N E OF 159W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 21N...E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
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