Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
403 AM HST THU FEB 23 2017

HIZ005>011-240315-
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403 AM HST THU FEB 23 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN RISING TO
10 TO 15 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN RISING TO 9 TO 12 FEET
FRIDAY NIGHT.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY MARCH 02:
A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL FILL IN AND PEAK FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY EASING THROUGH THE REST OF
THE WEEKEND. ADVISORY LEVEL SURF WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG NORTH AND
WEST FACING SHORES FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SURF ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES WILL STEADILY EASE THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE TRADES
WEAKEN. A SMALL NORTHEAST SWELL MAY LEAD TO RISING SURF ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE FIRST PORTION OF THE UPCOMING
WEEK. A SMALL LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL GENERATE SMALL
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES OVER THE WEEKEND.

SURF HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST HEIGHTS OF THE FACE OR FRONT OF WAVES. THE
SURF FORECAST IS BASED ON THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE ONE THIRD LARGEST WAVES...IN THE ZONE OF MAXIMUM
REFRACTION. SOME WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH AS THE
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER RIP CURRENTS IN OR NEAR
ANY SURF ZONE.

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GIBBS



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