Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE FAR NORTHEAST OF THE ISLANDS WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH
SATURDAY...WITH AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE RIDGE REMAINING WELL NORTH
OF KAUAI. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT SOUTH AND EAST SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AS A FRONT APPROACHES. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE ISLANDS FROM
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WATERS AROUND MAUI COUNTY...WATERS
AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...AND THE KAIWI...PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA
CHANNELS...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...EAST 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4
TO 8 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 3 TO 4 FT AND SOUTH 2 TO 3 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 7 FT INCREASING TO 13 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON...AND SOUTH 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 12 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 10 TO 14 FT AND SOUTH 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY.

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