Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 192145
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

PHZ105-200400-
1200 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A SURFACE RIDGE 300 NM NORTH OF KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHWARD
INTO NORTHERN WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND...WITH A FRONT ENTERING FAR
NW WATERS ON SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE ISLANDS FROM
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...POSSIBLY BRINGING STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PHZ180-200400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N TO
19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST SE HALF.
.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...N OF 23N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N
TO 19N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE HALF.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 21N W OF 159W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. N OF
21N E OF 157W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 21N...E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
.SUNDAY...FRONT FROM 26N159W TO 22N164W AT 200 PM HST MOVING SE 15
KT. N OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF
157W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. N OF 20N E OF 157W...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. S OF 20N...E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW HALF.
.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...FRONT ACROSS CENTRAL PORTION OF AREA. NW OF
FRONT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SE OF FRONT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS N OF BIG ISLAND. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT.

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