Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST THU SEP 18 2014

HIZ005>011-190200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST THU SEP 18 2014

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY AND 2 TO 4
FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY AND 1 TO 2
FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY AND 3 TO 5
FEET FRIDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24:
SMALL SWELLS WILL AFFECT ALMOST ALL SHORES THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD. A SMALL BUT NEW SOUTHWEST SWELL WITH A LONG PERIOD OF 15 TO
17 SECONDS WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A
SMALL SWELL FROM THE NORTHEAST IS DUE IN TODAY...PEAKING FRIDAY.
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BE REINFORCED BY ANOTHER SMALL
NORTHWEST SWELL 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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LAU






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