Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
321 AM HST TUE MAY 24 2016

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321 AM HST TUE MAY 24 2016

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

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY MAY 31:
EASING TRADE WINDS WILL LEAD TO GRADUALLY DIMINISHING SHORT-PERIOD
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. A SMALL
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY BUILD ON THURSDAY...PEAK
ON FRIDAY...AND DIMINISH OVER THE WEEKEND...WITH MAX SURF HEIGHTS
BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES. A SMALL NORTHWEST
SWELL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

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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BIRCHARD


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