Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SAT MAR 28 2015

HIZ005>011-290200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SAT MAR 28 2015

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT...AND THEN RISE TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE TONIGHT...AND THEN 6 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY APRIL 3:
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO FILL IN LATE TONIGHT AND
PEAK SUNDAY...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDING THROUGH TUESDAY.
THIS SWELL MAY PRODUCE SURF REACHING ADVISORY LEVELS FOR NORTH AND
WEST FACING SHORES. A TRADE WIND SWELL WILL LOWER TONIGHT AND
MAINTAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BRINGING CALMER CONDITIONS ACROSS
EAST FACING SHORES. SMALL BACKGROUND SURF WILL REMAIN FOR SOUTH
FACING SHORES THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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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