Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
332 AM HST MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL BRING MODERATE TO STRONG
TRADE WINDS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. THEN A FRONT WILL
COME CLOSE TO THE ISLANDS ABOUT THURSDAY BRINGING WITH IT LIGHT
WINDS TO WATERS NORTH AND WEST OF OAHU. THE FRONT WEAKENS AND
DISSIPATES NORTH OF THE ISLANDS FRIDAY ALLOWING TRADES TO GRADUALLY
RETURN AT THE START OF THE WEEKEND.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR KAIWI
CHANNEL...MAALAEA BAY...THE PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND
WATERS SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
TONIGHT THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI... SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST
3 TO 4 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 3 TO 4 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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