Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
926 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT WINDS WILL BE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AS A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN THE VICINITY OF THE ISLANDS. TRADE WINDS
WILL RETURN LATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE RIDGE LIFTS BACK
TO THE NORTH AND STRENGTHENS. TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN A GRADUAL
DECLINE LATE FRIDAY AS THE RIDGE IS PUSHED SOUTHWARD AGAIN. A
LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 10
TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 10 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 15 TO 19 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 12 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 11 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

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