Hawaiian Offshore Forecast

FZHW60 PHFO 161502
Offshore Waters Forecast for Hawaii
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
500 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018
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.
500 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018
.Synopsis for the Hawaiian offshore waters...
An east to west ridge will remain over the N waters today. A 
strong new high will move east to a position N of the area 
Wednesday night. The high will move away to the NE during the 
second half of the week. A N to S trough will form over the W 
waters on Saturday. 
Hawaiian Offshore Waters-
500 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...S of 24N, NE to E winds 10 to 20 kt, highest S. Elsewhere,
variable winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft, building to 9 to 
13 ft after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRIDAY...E half, E winds 20 to 25 kt. W half, SE winds 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SATURDAY...E half, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt, strongest S. W half, 
variable winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.