Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 052124
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST THU MAY 5 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.

PHZ105-060400-
1200 PM HST THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS TODAY
THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN STALL OVER THE E WATERS NEAR THE BIG ISLAND
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. FRESH TO STRONG N WINDS WILL FILL IN ACROSS THE
WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY...THEN GRADUALLY
VEER TOWARD THE E BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NW OF
THE AREA.

$$

PHZ180-060400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST THU MAY 5 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...W OF 160W...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 160W...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...LOWEST NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 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 7 TO 10 FT N OF FRONT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...FRONT FROM 25N154W TO 20N164W AT 2 AM HST. N OF
FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
.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 9 FT.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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