Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
341 PM HST WED DEC 7 2016

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341 PM HST WED DEC 7 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3TO 5 FEET TODAY...
DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET WITH LOCALLY
HIGHERS SETS THROUGH TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 2 FEET OR LESS
THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK THROUGH THE NIGHT THEN
DIMINISH ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND SMALL NORTH-NORTHEAST AND
EAST SWELLS WILL SLOWLY TREND DOWN THROUGH FRIDAY. A SMALL
NORTHWEST SWELL IS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY...FOLLOWED BY A SLIGHTLY
LARGER PULSE OF NORTHWEST AND POSSIBLY NORTH SWELL ON MONDAY.
SURF SHOULD REMAIN WELL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG ALL SHORES
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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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