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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZHW50 PHFO

FZHW50 PHFO 081933
CWFHFO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

PHZ100-090815-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters

Low pressure centered far north of the state will maintain mainly
light to gentle southerly to westerly winds through Saturday. A
dissipating front will move eastward over the islands through
tonight, and another weak front will pass over the islands
Saturday night and Sunday. High pressure following the front will
bring a return to trade winds late Sunday.



PHZ110-090815-
Kauai Northwest Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered
showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. North swell 4 feet increasing to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated
showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less
then 3 feet after midnight. North swell 5 feet. Scattered
showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering north. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 5 to 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ111-090815-
Kauai Windward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered
showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet
in the evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 feet.
Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet increasing to north 6 feet in the
afternoon. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less
then 3 feet after midnight. North swell 6 feet. Scattered
showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering north. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 5 to 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ112-090815-
Kauai Leeward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then
scattered showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 knots in the evening becoming
variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest
swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers in the
morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering north. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. North swell 5 to 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ113-090815-
Kauai Channel-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated
showers, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell
6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots veering north after
midnight. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 4 to 5 feet. Scattered
showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ114-090815-
Oahu Windward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered
showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet
in the evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 feet.
Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell
7 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots veering north after
midnight. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 5 to 6 feet.
Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ115-090815-
Oahu Leeward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered showers
in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 3 feet increasing to 5 feet in the
afternoon. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming west
10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell
5 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering north after midnight.
Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet. Scattered
showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ116-090815-
Kaiwi Channel-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
West winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered showers
in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet
in the evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 feet.
Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell
6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering north after midnight.
Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell 4 to 5 feet. Scattered
showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ117-090815-
Maui County Windward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered
showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots veering northwest. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 5 to 6 feet. Scattered showers. 



PHZ118-090815-
Maui County Leeward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers, then
scattered showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming west
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest
swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming
southwest 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell 3 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North
swell 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ119-090815-
Maalaea Bay-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Isolated showers, then scattered showers in the
afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Scattered
showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Isolated showers. 



PHZ120-090815-
Pailolo Channel-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers, then scattered
showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet
or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest
swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming
southwest 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ121-090815-
Alenuihaha Channel-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots in the evening becoming
variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell
4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less
then 3 feet in the afternoon. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered
showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet in the evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell
5 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots in the evening becoming
variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest
swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming west
10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ122-090815-
Big Island Windward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
South winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet in the
evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered
showers.

FRIDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less then
3 feet in the afternoon. North swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet in
the evening then 2 feet or less. North swell 6 feet. Scattered
showers.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell 4 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast
10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers. 



PHZ123-090815-
Big Island Leeward Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet.
Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then
isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
2 feet or less. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than
10 knots becoming north 10 knots after midnight. Near Kawaihae,
winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than
10 knots. Near South Point, winds variable less than 10 knots
becoming east 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell
3 feet. Isolated showers. 



PHZ124-090815-
Big Island Southeast Waters-
933 AM HST Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet.
Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest
swell 3 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated
showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves
3 feet in the evening then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell
3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming south
10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest
swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or
less. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than
10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast
10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered
showers. 



The NWS is soliciting comments on a proposal to change Small Craft
Advisory to Small Craft Warning. This survey will be open through
May 24th, 2020. http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VZGX6BF