Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
318 PM HST SAT APR 30 2016

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318 PM HST SAT APR 30 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THROUGH
SUNDAY.

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY MAY 07:
A SERIES OF SMALL NORTHWEST SWELLS WILL REINFORCE THE CURRENT
SWELL THIS WEEKEND AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEK. SURF HEIGHTS ALONG
NORTH FACING SHORES WILL STAY WELL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.
STRENGTHENING TRADE WINDS WILL LEAD TO ROUGH AND CHOPPY CONDITIONS
ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORES THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD...HOWEVER SURF
IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS. A SMALL SOUTHERLY
SWELL WILL BUMP SURF UP ALONG THE SOUTH FACING SHORES SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER SLIGHTLY LARGER...BUT STILL SMALL
SOUTHERLY SWELL IS SLATED TO ARRIVE NEXT 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...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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