Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
948 AM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL GENERATE ROUGH CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
MARINE AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES EAST ACROSS THE
AREA. HIGH PRESSURE NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL THEN BUILD
SOUTHEAST WITH AN ASSOCIATED RIDGE MOVING NEAR THE ISLANDS BY
TUESDAY. A WEAKER FRONT MAY APPROACH THE ISLANDS FROM THE NORTH ON
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE STALLING AND DISSIPATING...WHEN A
LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 14 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 14 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT...BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 16 TO 17 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 13 TO 15 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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