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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS.... A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK FRONT WILL PASS
OVER FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WITH A STRONGER SURFACE
HIGH BUILDING JUST N AND NE OF THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE WILL BE PUSHED BACK INTO NRN WATERS
FRIDAY. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
EAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 22N...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
FAR N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 17N.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT NW LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEAK FRONT MOVING ACROSS FAR N WATERS. N OF 22N...W TO NW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 22N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. NW
WATERS...SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL. SE WATERS...7 TO
10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEAK FRONT FAR NE WATERS. N OF
22N...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. S OF 22N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...STRONGEST S OF 19N. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL N OF 20N.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF 20N.
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