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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZHW60 PHFO

FZHW60 PHFO 122200
OFFHFO

Offshore Waters Forecast for Hawaii
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
1200 PM HST Thu Dec 12 2019

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.

PHZ105-130415-
1200 PM HST Thu Dec 12 2019

Synopsis for the Hawaiian offshore waters

A strong surface high building behind a front located just NW of
Kauai will bring a bout of gale force winds across the western and
NW waters through tonight. A large NW swell will peak today and
slowly subside through Friday.



PHZ180-130415-
Hawaiian Offshore Waters-
1200 PM HST Thu Dec 12 2019

GALE WARNING


THIS AFTERNOON
Front 25N156W 21N164W. NW of front, NE winds 25
to 35 kt. Remainder of area, E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16
ft...highest NW. Isolated thunderstorms W waters.

TONIGHT
Front 24N154W 20N164W. NW of front, NE winds 25 to 35
kt. Rest of area, E winds 10 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft, highest
NW. Isolated thunderstorms W waters.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Area NW and N of Kauai, E winds 20 to
30 kt. Rest of area, E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

SATURDAY
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

SUNDAY
E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

MONDAY
E winds 15 to 20 kt N of 24N, E 20 to 30 kt elsewhere.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.