Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SAT AUG 1 2015

HIZ005>011-020200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SAT AUG 1 2015

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

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY AUGUST 7:
SMALL SOUTHERLY SWELLS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE SHORT PERIOD CHOPPY SURF ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES. AN EASTERLY SWELL FROM HURRICANE GUILLERMO WILL
BEGIN TO FILL IN FROM EAST TO WEST SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL SURF WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING
THIS PERIOD ALONG EAST FACING SHORES. CONFIDENCE QUICKLY DECREASES
THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD AS UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH WITH REGARD
TO THE EXACT TRACK OF GUILLERMO.

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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