Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 131004
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-131600-
1200 AM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...HIGH PRESSURE NE OF THE
OFFSHORE WATERS WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT E AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
AND MOVES THROUGH THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE FRONT WILL REACH
THE FAR NW OFFSHORE WATERS BY EARLY SUNDAY AND WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
SE...REACHING THE CENTRAL ISLANDS BY MIDWEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE NRN WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY
THROUGH THE WEEK.

$$

PHZ180-131600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND E OF 160W...SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE SATURDAY NIGHT. S OF 20N...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...INCREASING TO 13 FT FAR NW WATERS SATURDAY
NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. N
OF 20N AND E OF 160W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...FRONT OVER NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST SE. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...FRONT NW WATERS NEAR KAUAI. NW OF FRONT...NE
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST W AND SW.
.WEDNESDAY...WEAKENING FRONT CENTRAL WATERS. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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