Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 042127
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST WED MAY 4 2016

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-050400-
1200 PM HST WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
THE SURFACE RIDGE N OF THE AREA WILL GIVE WAY AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THIS FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE NW
OFFSHORE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND. A NEW HIGH WILL DEVELOP NW OF THE
AREA BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

PHZ180-050400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST WED MAY 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E OF 160W...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF 160W...E TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...LOWEST
NW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY...FRONT FROM 26N157W TO 21N164W AT 2 PM HST MOVING SE 15 KT.
N OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 24N153W TO 19N163W AT 2 PM HST. N
OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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