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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST FRI APR 28 2017

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... A COMPLEX WEATHER PATTERN WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA FOR
MUCH OF THE PERIOD. A FRONT IN THE WESTERN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST TODAY...BEFORE STALLING OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS SATURDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE FEATURE
WILL MOVE SOUTH OVER THE NORTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS LATE SATURDAY...AND
CONTINUE TO BRING UNSETTLED WEATHER THROUGH THE PERIOD.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10
TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT
AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED
HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KT NEAR THE BIG
ISLAND...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...FRONT NW WATERS MOVING OVER KAUAI AND OAHU. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 19S...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF
19N AND E OF 156W...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE
WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY N WATERS.
.TONIGHT...FRONT NW WATERS MOVING OVER OAHU AND MOLOKAI. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 19S...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF
19N AND E OF 156W...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS
TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...FRONT OVER CENTRAL WATERS. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. E OF 155W...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 11
FT FAR NW WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$



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