Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
948 AM HST THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE NORTH OF THE STATE WILL WEAKEN THROUGH TONIGHT FOLLOWED
BY A NEW HIGH BUILDING NORTH OF THE AREA FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.
THE NEW HIGH WILL SHIFT EASTWARD AND STRENGTHEN AND WILL MAINTAIN
MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE WINDS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A VERY LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL AFFECT THE AREA
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND
KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT...BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5
TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND NORTHEAST 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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