Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 270930
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 27 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.

PHZ105-271600-
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 276 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED FAR NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL
MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND WITH HIGH PRESSURE
FOLLOWING RIGHT BEHIND. A WEAK FRONT...FOLLOWING THIS HIGH...WILL
MOVE DOWN THE ISLAND CHAIN TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM FOLLOWING THE FRONT WILL PASS NORTH OF THE
ISLANDS THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-271600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...AREA N OF 20N W OF 155W...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
AREA S OF 20N W OF 155W...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...
W TO SW TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT S AND E O F THE BIG ISLAND RISING TO 11
FT FAR N OF KAUAI.
.SATURDAY...AREA N OF 20N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. REST OF AREA
S OF 20N W OF 155W...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...W TO NW
WINDS TO 15 KT. SEAS ENTIRE AREA...FROM 6 FT S OF BIG ISLAND RISING
TO 12 FT FAR N OF KAUAI.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT S OF ISLANDS
TO 12 FT FAR N OF MAUI.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...AREA N OF 23N...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT.
REST OF AREA...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT TO 20 KT S OF 19N.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE IF ISLANDS.
.MONDAY...AREA N OF 21N W OF 160W...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
REST OF AREA N OF 21N...SE TO S WINDS TO 10 KT. AREA BETWEE 21N AND
19N...MAINLY E WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...FRONT OVER NW PORTION OF OFFSHORE WATERS MOVING SE.
AREA N OF 20N W OF 157W...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST N OF
24N. REST OF AREA N OF 20N...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. AREA S OF
20N...E WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT EXCEPT 9 FT FAR NW PORTION.
.WEDNESDAY...WEAK FRONT FROM 23N152W TO 22N155W. AREA N OF 21N...N
TO NE WINDS TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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