Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 271536
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST MON FEB 27 2017

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.

PHZ105-272200-
600 AM HST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE NE OF THE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT. A SURFACE LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION AND LIFT N
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND NEAR THE NW
WATERS FRIDAY.

$$

PHZ180-272200-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 AM HST MON FEB 27 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEAK LOW DEVELOPING SW WATERS. S OF
22N W OF 158W...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...LOW TRACKING N OVER NW WATERS. S OF 22N W OF
156W...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N AND E. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...LOW LIFTING N OF WATERS. S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...FRONT APPROACHING NW WATERS. W OF 158W...S TO SW WINDS 10
TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. E OF 158N N OF 20N...S TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT FAR NW WATERS LATE.

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