Offshore Forecast
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 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.

PHZ105-011000-
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAKENING TROPICAL STORM MADELINE IS EXPECTED TO PASS SOUTH OF THE
BIG ISLAND TONIGHT AND CONTINUE WEST WHILE FURTHER WEAKENING.
HURRICANE LESTER WILL NEAR THE STATE THIS WEEKEND. LESTER IS
EXPECTED TO PASS JUST EAST OF MAUI COUNTY AND OAHU SATURDAY AFTER
PASSING THE BIG ISLAND EARLY SATURDAY. IT WILL CONTINUE NW AND MOVE
BY KAUAI SATRUDAY NIGHT.

MADELINE FORECAST POSITIONS
2 AM HST THURSDAY 17.7N 156.7W
2 PM HST THURSDAY 17.5N 159.1W
2 AM HST FRIDAY 17.4N 161.8W
2 PM HST FRIDAY 17.4N 164.8W
2 PM HST SATURDAY 17.4N 169.4W

LESTER FORECAST POSITIONS
2 PM HST FRIDAY 20.3N 150.5W
2 PM HST SATURDAY 21.9N 155.9W
2 PM HST SUNDAY 24.1N 161.0W
2 PM HST MONDAY 26.5N 165.4W

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PHZ180-011000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...MAINLY SE HALF...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST E AND S WATERS. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
THE TROPICAL STORM.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...S WATERS MAINLY SW OF THE ISLANDS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED...SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE...
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
S AND SW WATERS.
.FRIDAY...E WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WATERS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. OTHERWISE...E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS E AND SW WATERS.
.SATURDAY...NE AND N WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW AND
W WATERS...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SE AND S
WATERS...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT...SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUNDAY...NW WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WATERS...
VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E HALF...E TO SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...NW WATERS...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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