Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

HIZ005>011-050200-
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400 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 12 TO 18 FEET THROUGH
SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10:
LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM HURRICANE JIMENA WILL KEEP ELEVATED SURF
HEIGHTS ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SOUTH
SWELL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO BRING ADVISORY LEVEL SURF THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL FROM IGNACIO WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE DURING THE WEEKEND. A SMALL WEST SWELL FROM TYPHOON KILO
WILL PERSIST 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...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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