Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 280930
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SUN DEC 28 2014

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.

PHZ105-281600-
1200 AM HST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED FAR NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL MOVE
AWAY FROM THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY WHILE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST. A FRONT FOLLOWING THIS HIGH WILL MOVE DOWN THE
ISLAND CHAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH OVER THE AREA ON THURSDAY.

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PHZ180-281600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST N.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...N OF 23N...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. REST
OF AREA...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...N OF 21N W OF 160W...SW WINDS 10 KT. N OF
21N E OF 160W...SE WINDS 10 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...FRONT FROM 25N156W TO 18N161W. NW OF FRONT...N TO NW
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT
EXCEPT 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 20N...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. S OF 20N...
VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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