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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
515 AM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
AT 5 AM HST...TROPICAL STORM DARBY WAS CENTERED NEAR 18.8N
153.9W...OR ABOUT 95 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HILO HAWAII...AND WAS MOVING
WEST 08 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE CONDITIONS FROM DARBY WILL SOON
MOVE INTO THE EASTERN WATERS AND SPREAD WEST NORTHWESTWARD.
ELSEWHERE...A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN DARBY AND A HIGH FAR
NORTH OF THE STATE WILL GENERATE FRESH TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR KAUAI CHANNEL...WATERS AROUND
OAHU...KAIWI CHANNEL...WATERS AROUND MAUI COUNTY...PAILOLO
CHANNEL...ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL AND WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR WATERS AROUND KAUAI...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OR EXPECTED FROM THE
KAUAI CHANNEL EASTWARD TO THE BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE...NORTHEAST
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 22 FT. EAST SWELL 9 FT. HEAVY
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OR EXPECTED FROM THE
KAUAI CHANNEL EASTWARD TO PORTIONS OF THE BIG ISLAND. SOUTH OF THE
BIG ISLAND....SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 22 FT. EAST SWELL 8 TO
9 FT. HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OR EXPECTED FROM KAUAI
EASTWARD TO MAUI COUNTY. BIG ISLAND AND SURROUNDING WATERS...
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NORTH TO NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE NEAR OAHU AND
KAUAI. ELSEWHERE...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 13
FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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