177  
FZHW51 PHFO 061939  
CWFHI1  
 
GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
939 AM HST MON APR 6 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS
 
 
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY LOCATED JUST WEST OF KAUAI WILL SLOWLY  
MOVE THROUGH THE HAWAIIAN WATERS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. MOISTURE  
MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTH AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WILL BRING UNSETTLED  
WEATHER INTO TUESDAY. FRONTAL REMNANTS ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER  
NEAR THE EASTERN WATERS DURING THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.  
 

 
 
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, EXCEPT  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS AROUND BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 3 TO  
5 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FEET. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3  
TO 5 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS AROUND KAUAI, SOUTH TO  
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.  
NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FEET. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 TO 15  
KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 TO 7 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS,  
EXCEPT SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS AROUND BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 3  
TO 4 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
FRIDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.  
NORTHWEST SWELL 5 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  
 
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