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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST WED DEC 7 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.

PHZ105-081000-
600 PM HST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAK RIDGE OVER FAR NORTHERN WATERS WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD THROUGH
THURSDAY AS A SURFACE TROUGH N OF THE BIG ISLAND SLOWLY DISSIPATES.
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY DUE TO AN
UPPER TROUGH OVER THE REGION. THE RIDGE WILL SIT OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK FRONT OR TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS
NW WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND THEN STALL. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NW
OF THE AREA ON MONDAY.

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PHZ180-081000-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
600 PM HST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...N OF 24N...S TO SW WINDS TO 10 KT. S OF 24N...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SW WATERS.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NW HALF...S TO SW WINDS TO 10 KT. SE
HALF...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NW HALF.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SE HALF...SE TO
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...TROUGH MOVING INTO FAR NW WATERS. NW HALF...NW TO N
WINDS 10 KT NW OF KAUAI...VARIABLE TO 10 KT WINDS ELSEWHERE. SE
HALF...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...TROUGH FROM 25N157W TO 18N161W. NW OF TROUGH...NW TO N
WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SE OF TROUGH...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...TROUGH DISSIPATING OVER FAR NE WATERS. NW HALF...N TO NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SE HALF...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

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