Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
933 AM HST FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A COMPLEX WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE PERIOD.
A FRONT WILL PASS KAUAI TODAY BEFORE STALLING OVER THE CENTRAL
ISLANDS SATURDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW DEVELOPING NORTH OF THE
STATE AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE LOW WILL THEN SHIFT OVER THE ISLANDS
LATE SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE UNSETTLED CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 4 TO 5 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...
EAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KT NEAR THE BIG ISLAND...NORTH
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. SWELL NORTHWEST 5 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT AROUND THE BIG
ISLAND. HAZE. NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NORTHWEST
4 TO 6 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT AROUND MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG
ISLAND. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NORTHWEST 4
FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT AROUND MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND.
HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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