Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
616 PM HST FRI AUG 26 2016

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616 PM HST FRI AUG 26 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET
THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET
THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 02:
EASTERLY TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SHORT PERIOD CHOPPY
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A LONGER PERIOD
SWELL FROM THE EAST WILL ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY BUILD
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH SURF HEIGHTS LIKELY EXCEEDING ADVISORY
LEVELS. THERE WILL BE A SERIES OF SMALL SOUTH SWELLS THROUGHOUT THE
FORECAST PERIOD. A SMALL WEST SWELL MAY ARRIVE THURSDAY OR FRIDAY.
NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED.

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/BURKE



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