Offshore Forecast
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

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.

PHZ105-011000-
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
AT 8 AM HST...A WEAKENING HURRICANE MADELINE WAS CENTERED NEAR 18.6N
153.6W OR ABOUT 105 NAUTICAL MILES SE OF HILO. MADELINE IS FORECAST
TO CONTINUE WESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS
TODAY. IT WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING AS A TROPICAL STORM BEFORE EXITING THE OFFSHORE
WATERS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. HURRICANE LESTER IS LOCATED ABOUT 615
NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS AND IS FORECAST TO
CONTINUE ON A WESTWARD TRACK AND ENTER THE FAR EASTERN OFFSHORE
WATERS LATE FRIDAY...THEN HEAD MORE NORTHWEST ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS...REMAINING JUST EAST OF THE ISLAND CHAIN THIS WEEKEND.

MADELINE FORECAST POSITIONS
8 PM WEDNESDAY 18.2N 155.8W
8 AM THURSDAY 17.9N 158.0W
8 PM THURSDAY 17.8N 160.7W
8 AM FRIDAY 17.8N 163.4W
8 AM SATURDAY 17.9N 168.8W
8 AM SUNDAY 18.0N 173.2W

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PHZ180-011000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...MAINLY SE HALF...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST E OF BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS AROUND
THE TROPICAL STORM.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...S WATERS...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
EXPECTED...SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25
KT...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS S AND SE WATERS.
.FRIDAY...E WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WATERS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS NE AND SW WATERS.
.SATURDAY...NE AND N WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW AND
W WATERS...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SE AND S
WATERS...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT...SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUNDAY...NW WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WATERS...
VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E HALF...E TO SE WINDS 15
TO 25 KT...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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