Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI AUG 29 2014

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400 AM HST FRI AUG 29 2014

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET THROUGH TODAY AND
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET THROUGH TODAY AND
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET THROUGH TODAY AND
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4:
SOUTH AND EAST SWELLS WILL PEAK TODAY...THEN DIMINISH GRADUALLY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ADDITIONAL SMALLER LONG-PERIOD SOUTH SWELLS ARE
EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK. A MODERATE... LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS
ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE TUESDAY... AND BUILD INTO WEDNESDAY.

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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