Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
355 PM HST FRI MAY 27 2016

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355 PM HST FRI MAY 27 2016

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

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

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE TO 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY JUNE 03:
THE CURRENT SMALL SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO DECLINE INTO
THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER SMALL BUMP IN SOUTH SHORE SURF IS EXPECTED
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW ADVISORY
LEVELS. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
SHOULD GIVE THE NORTH SHORES A SMALL BUMP IN SURF...BEFORE
DECLINING INTO MIDWEEK. MODERATE TRADE WINDS WILL START TO RETURN
LATE MONDAY...HELPING TO CREATE MODERATE CHOPPY SURF ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES BY MIDWEEK.

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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