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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
550 AM HST TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
HURRICANE MADELINE...CENTERED AT 19N 148W...IS FORECAST TO
APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE EAST TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS
SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL RISE THROUGH THIS PERIOD ACROSS THE MARINE
AREAS...WITH HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER THE BIG ISLAND
WATERS AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY. HURRICANE LESTER...LOCATED AROUND
1200 NM EAST OF HILO...IS FORECAST TO APPROACH AND MOVE INTO THE
REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. FOLLOW THE LATEST ADVISORIES FROM THE
CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING
MADELINE AND THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IN MIAMI FOR LESTER.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...
...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MAUI COUNTY WATERS...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 12 FT. EAST
SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
EXPECTED WITH HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER THE BIG ISLAND
WATERS AND THE ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE OVER MAUI COUNTY WATERS. ELSEWHERE...NORTHEAST WINDS 20
TO 30 KT...LOWEST OVER KAUAI. WIND WAVES 10 TO 15 FT...EXCEPT 15
TO 25 FT OVER THE WINDWARD BIG ISLAND AND SOUTHERN WATERS. EAST
SWELL 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST EAST.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE
OVER BIG ISLAND WATERS AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL. ELSEWHERE...NORTHEAST
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. EAST SWELL 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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