Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 AM HST MON MAY 22 2017

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330 AM HST MON MAY 22 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET TODAY...BECOMING 4
TO 7 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY...LOWERING TO
2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET...WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER SETS...THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY MAY 29:
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK TODAY WITH SURF BELOW ADVISORY
LEVEL...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH MIDWEEK. THE CURRENT SOUTH
SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH SMALL
BACKGROUND SOUTH SWELL ENERGY CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY. A NEW MODERATE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL IS FORECAST TO FILL IN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND
MAY PRODUCE SURF NEAR THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY THRESHOLD ALONG SOUTH
FACING SHORES THIS COMING 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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