Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SUN APR 20 2014

HIZ005>011-210200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SUN APR 20 2014

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY...INCREASING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 4 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY APRIL 26:
STRENGTHENING TRADE WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SURF ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES OVER THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THIS WEEK. SURF IS EXPECTED TO
PEAK AT ADVISORY LEVELS MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR THE EAST FACING
SHORES. THE CURRENT SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL WILL FADE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY. A SLIGHTLY LARGER NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD ON
WEDNESDAY...PEAK ON THURSDAY AND BEGIN A SLOW DECLINE FRIDAY.

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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FOSTER





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