Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 PM HST SAT JAN 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT CURRENTLY IN THE ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL WILL DISSIPATE
NEAR THE BIG ISLAND TONIGHT. MODERATE TO FRESH NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL BUILD BEHIND THE FRONT THEN SHIFT TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY AND
MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE PASSES NORTH OF THE STATE. ANOTHER FRONT
WILL BE OVER OR NEAR THE ISLANDS BY THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4
TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 13 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS...EXCEPT
SCATTERED SHOWERS BIG ISLAND AND MAUI WATERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 10 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 11 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS...
EXCEPT SCATTERED SHOWERS WINDWARD BIG ISLAND WATERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 10 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KT KAUAI AND OAHU
WATERS...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT KAUAI AND OAHU
WATERS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES
3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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