Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
345 PM HST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG HIGH WILL BUILDING FAR NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY WILL PRODUCE STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS. ONE LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ROLL THROUGH THE AREA STARTING WEDNESDAY AND
A SLIGHTLY LARGE ONE STARTING FRIDAY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN
OVER THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK AS A LOW DEVELOPS FAR NORTHWEST
OF THE AREA.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 TO 10 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. NORTH SWELL 4 FT...LOWERING TO 3
FT WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5
TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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