Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST MON MAY 2 2016

HIZ005>011-030200-OAHU-
400 AM HST MON MAY 2 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY AND
2 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY AND
LESS THAN 3 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY THEN
3 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY MAY 09:
THERE WILL BE A SERIES OF OFF SEASON NORTHWEST SWELLS HITTING OUR
NORTH AND WEST SHORES DURING THE PERIOD. THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL
WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THROUGH TODAY. THEN THE FIRST OF TWO
NORTHWEST SWELLS...SMALL TO SLIGHTLY MODERATE IN SIZE...ARRIVES LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...PEAKING WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SWELL WILL BEGIN TO
SUBSIDE THURSDAY. THEN THE SECOND NORTHWEST SWELL...MODERATE IN SIZE
COMES IN LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY. ON THE SOUTH FACING
SHORES...A SMALL BUMP OF 2 FEET WILL BECOME SMALLER TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY. THEN 2 TO 3 FOOT SWELL FROM THE SOUTH WITH A LONG PERIOD OF
18 SECONDS...ARRIVES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS SWELL
WILL LAST 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...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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