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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... STRONG N WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONT LOCATED OVER THE
SOUTHERN WATERS WILL KEEP ROUGH CONDITIONS ACROSS ALL OFFSHORE WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE NW OF THE AREA WILL INTENSIFY MONDAY
AND TUESDAY WITH A SURFACE RIDGE MOVING OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS
MONDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN
OFFSHORE WATERS BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THEN
STALL AND DISSIPATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS A WEAK HIGH
PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 14 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 18N151W TO 16N158W AT 7PM HST. NW OF
FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NNW.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...N OF 22N...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 23N...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 7 TO 12 S 20N.
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