Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
358 PM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A DEVELOPING SURFACE TROUGH WEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL MOVE OVER
THE ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND...CAUSING WINDS TO WEAKEN AND BECOME MORE
VARIABLE WITH TIME. THE TROUGH WILL STALL NEAR THE BIG ISLAND BY
MONDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES PASSING NEAR THE
STATE WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. CAUTION IS ADVISED AS
WINDS AND WAVES MAY BE HIGHER AND ERRATIC NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MOST AREAS...SEE THE MARINE WEATHER
MESSAGE FOR DETAILS...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT.
SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 6 FT AND
EAST 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 7 FT. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 7 FT AND EAST 6 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...MOST NUMEROUS NEAR MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 7 FT AND EAST 6 FT. NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY NEAR THE BIG ISLAND.
.MONDAY...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 5 FT AND EAST 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 4 TO 6 FT AND EAST 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

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