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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS... AT 8 AM HST...A WEAKENING HURRICANE MADELINE WAS
CENTERED NEAR 18.6N 153.6W OR ABOUT 105 NAUTICAL MILES SE OF HILO.
MADELINE IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE WESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN AND
SOUTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS TODAY. IT WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING AS A TROPICAL STORM BEFORE EXITING
THE OFFSHORE WATERS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. HURRICANE LESTER IS LOCATED
ABOUT 615 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS AND IS FORECAST
TO CONTINUE ON A WESTWARD TRACK AND ENTER THE FAR EASTERN OFFSHORE
WATERS LATE FRIDAY...THEN HEAD MORE NORTHWEST ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS...REMAINING JUST EAST OF THE ISLAND CHAIN THIS WEEKEND.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...HURRICANE WARNING FOR WATERS SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR REMAINING BIG ISLAND WATERS AND MAUI
COUNTY WATERS...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...NORTHEAST
45 TO 60 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 9 TO 21 FT. EAST SWELL 6 FT.
OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 45 TO 60 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 9 TO 24 FT. EAST SWELL 6 FT. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 23 FT. EAST
SWELL 6 FT. SWELL WEST 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...MAINLY SE HALF...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST E OF BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS AROUND
THE TROPICAL STORM.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...S WATERS...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
EXPECTED...SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25
KT...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS S AND SE WATERS.
.FRIDAY...E WATERS...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WATERS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS NE AND SW WATERS.
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