Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST THU SEP 3 2015

HIZ005>011-040200-
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400 AM HST THU SEP 3 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY...THEN 8
TO 12 FEET TONIGHT AND THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN 6 TO 8 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY...THEN 4
TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9:
THE SWELL FROM HURRICANE IGNACIO WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST AND SUBSIDE THROUGH FRIDAY. A NEW LONG PERIOD
SWELL FROM HURRICANE JIMENA WILL KEEP SURF ELEVATED THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK ALONG EAST FACING SHORES. A NEW SOUTH SWELL WILL FILL IN
STARTING TODAY AND THROUGH SATURDAY...WHICH WILL LIKELY GENERATE
ADVISORY LEVEL SURF ALONG THE SOUTH FACING SHORES BY FRIDAY. SMALL
WEST SWELL FROM TYPHOON KILO WILL PERSIST INTO 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...AT THE LOCATIONS OF THE
LARGEST BREAKERS. 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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