Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
328 AM HST FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE NORTH OF THE STATE WILL WEAKEN TODAY WITH A NEW HIGH
BUILDING NORTH OF THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT
EASTWARD AND PRODUCE MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TRADE WINDS THIS
WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. A VERY LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL
WILL AFFECT THE AREA BEGINNING SATURDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR MAALAEA BAY...THE PAILOLO AND
ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND WATERS SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST
15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT...BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 TO 11 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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