Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW52 PHFO 020203
SRFHFO

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI AUG 1 2014

HIZ005>011-021400-
OAHU-
400 PM HST FRI AUG 1 2014

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET
TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL INCREASE TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

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

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 7:
A PERSISTENT TRADE WIND PATTERN WILL KEEP SHORT PERIOD AND CHOPPY
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES. A SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD
TONIGHT MAINTAIN SURF ABOVE THE SEASONAL AVERAGE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. SURF HEIGHTS MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS SATURDAY.

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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