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FZHW60 PHFO 030330 CCA

Offshore Waters Forecast for Hawaii
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
525 PM HST Thu Dec 2 2021

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.

525 PM HST Thu Dec 2 2021

.Synopsis for the Hawaiian offshore waters...
A trough over the W waters will dissipate tonight. A vigorous cold
front will enter the NW waters tonight, and move SE across the area
until stalling over SE waters Friday night and Saturday. The stalled
front will gradually dissipate as a surface low develops W of Kauai
on Sunday, with the slow-moving low expected to linger into next


Hawaiian Offshore Waters-
525 PM HST Thu Dec 2 2021

.TONIGHT...NW half, N winds 20 to 30 kt, seas building to 8 to
14 ft. SE half, Variable winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Isolated
.FRIDAY...NW half, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt, seas 9 to 16 ft. SE
half, Variable winds to 15 kt, seas 5 to 9 ft. Isolated
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Front stalling over SE waters. NW half, NW winds 20
to 25 kt, seas 12 to 20 ft. SE half, SW winds 15 to 20 kt, seas 6 to
12 ft. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...NW half, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt, seas 10 to 18 ft. SE
half, SW to W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft. Scattered
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, except
NW to N winds 10 to 20 kt far NW waters. Seas 8 to 18 ft, highest NW
waters, gradually diminishing through Monday. Isolated thunderstorms.