Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 270930
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST TUE JAN 27 2015

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.

PHZ105-271600-
1200 AM HST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
DISSIPATING FRONT OVER THE FAR SOUTHERN WATERS. SURFACE HIGH FAR NE
OF ISLANDS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E. A FRONT 580 NM NW OF KAUAI WILL
REACH THE FAR NW PORTION OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS WEDNESDAY. FRONT
WILL REACH KAUAI THURSDAY MORNING AND DRIFT EASTWARD...DISSIPATING
OVER THE CENTRAL ISLANDS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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PHZ180-271600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N OF 23N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...N OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...E WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW OF KAUAI.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NW. N OF 22N W OF 160W...
VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW OF KAUAI.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...FRONT ENTERING NW WATERS EARLY
WEDNESDAY. N OF 20N W OF 160W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 20N
E OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N OF ISLANDS.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...FRONT REACHES KAUAI THURSDAY AND MOVE SLOWLY
TO THE CENTRAL ISLANDS FRIDAY WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
FRONT 24N153W TO 21N155W AT 310000 UTC. W OF FRONT...W AND NW WINDS
10 KT. REST OF AREA E OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. REMAINDER
OF AREA N OF 19N W OF 155W...N AND NE WINDS 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N OF 24N.
.SATURDAY...FRONT DISSIPATING NEAR ISLANDS...FROM 25N155W TO
21N158W. W OF FRONT...WINDS W THROUGH NW 10 KT. REST OF AREA E OF
FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA N OF 19N...MAINLY E
WINDS TO 10 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST N OF 24N.

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