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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN NORTH OF THE WATERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A SURFACE TROUGH DEVELOPS OVER THE REGION.
GUSTY WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES IN AND AROUND HEAVY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND EARLY
NEXT WEEK.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND
KAUAI...EAST 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI AND OAHU...EAST
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT.
EAST SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. HAZE. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT. EAST SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. HAZE. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...E OF 158W...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST SE. W OF
158W...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...WEAKEST W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...E OF 159W...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF
158W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N E OF 156W...SE WINDS 10 TO 25
KT...HIGHEST NE. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$



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