Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 120945
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST FRI FEB 12 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.

PHZ105-121600-
1200 AM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS... A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE
NRN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH
SATURDAY...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY AS A FRONT ENTERS THE
NW WATERS. THE FRONT WILL TRANSITION TO A SHEAR LINE ON MONDAY AND
WEAKEN ON TUESDAY AS IT MOVES SLOWLY SE OVER THE NW WATERS.

$$

PHZ180-121600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E AND SE.
.FRIDAY...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 23N...E WINDS 15
TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT FRIDAY...HIGHEST E AND SE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...N OF 23N...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. S OF
23N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.SATURDAY...E OF 159W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. W OF
159W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...E OF 159W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S.
W OF 159W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S AND
NW.
.SUNDAY...FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 20
KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MONDAY...SHEAR LINE FROM 25N156W TO 19N163W. NW OF SHEAR LINE...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SE OF SHEAR LINE...NE TO E WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUESDAY...DISSIPATING SHEAR LINE OVER NRN WATERS. NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ENTIRE AREA. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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