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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST MON FEB 20 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS N OF THE AREA ALONG 31N
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS A FRONT DISSIPATES OVER FAR SE WATERS. ANOTHER
STRONG HIGH WILL BUILD FAR N OF THE ISLANDS ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY...MAINTAINING FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS. THE HIGH WILL
WEAKEN AND DRIFT SOUTHWARD FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE PAILOLO AND
ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND FOR MAALAEA BAY...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT UP TO 35 KT IN
THE ALENUIHAHA AND PAILOLO CHANNELS AND IN MAALAEA BAY. WIND
WAVES 8 TO 13 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7
TO 12 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 23N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT E OF THE ISLANDS...SEAS 9 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...N OF 22N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 22N...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT E AND S WATERS...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TUESDAY...N OF 23N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S OF 20N WATERS.
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