Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
343 AM HST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FILL IN ACROSS THE MARINE AREAS LATER
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT QUICKLY MOVES SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE ISLANDS. A SURFACE RIDGE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WATERS
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL AND WEAKEN
NORTH OF THE MARINE AREAS THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE ISLANDS. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON FROM THE ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL TO KAUAI WATERS...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AROUND KAUAI...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3
TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 10
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT
TUESDAY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 15 TO 16 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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