Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
910 PM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS IN THE VICINITY OF THE ISLANDS. TRADE WINDS WILL
RETURN LATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE RIDGE LIFTS BACK TO THE
NORTH AND STRENGTHENS. TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN A GRADUAL DECLINE
LATE FRIDAY AS THE RIDGE IS PUSHED SOUTHWARD AGAIN. A LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 14 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 17 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 15 TO 17 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 13 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT NEAR KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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