Offshore Forecast
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FZHW61 PHFO 190328
OFFN10

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST SAT APR 18 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS... A STRENGTHENING HIGH FAR NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL
MERGE WITH A WEAKENING HIGH NORTHEAST OF THE ISLANDS OVER THE
WEEKEND. THIS WILL RESULT IN TRADES STRENGTHENING TO MODERATE TO
STRONG AREA WIDE BY SUNDAY CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY. THE TRADES WILL
EASE OFF SLIGHTLY AND VEER SOUTHEAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY DUE TO AN
APPROACHING LOW NW OF THE OFFSHORE AREA.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO
15 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FEET BEGINNING SUNDAY. SOUTH SWELL 3
FT BEGINNING MONDAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
6 TO 11 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TONIGHT...N OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST SEAS S OF 20N.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. REST
OF AREA...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST SEAS S OF
20N.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...W OF 160W...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. REST OF
AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
$$



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