Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SRFHFO

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI SEP 19 2014

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400 PM HST FRI SEP 19 2014

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT AND 2 TO
4 FEET SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT AND 1 TO 3
FEET SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL DIMINISH IN PERIOD AND TURN MORE
NORTH-NORTHWESTERLY BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER SMALL NORTHWEST
SWELL IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. A SMALL BACKGROUND SWELL
FROM THE SOUTH WILL PERSIST 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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