Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
350 AM HST MON JAN 16 2017

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350 AM HST MON JAN 16 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET THROUGH
TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY JANUARY 23:
THE CURRENT WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL HOLD AT MODERATE LEVELS
INTO TUESDAY. ANOTHER LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO
ARRIVE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...BRINGING
ANOTHER WARNING LEVEL SURF EVENT TO NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES.
FOR NEXT WEEKEND ANOTHER LARGE SWELL IS EXPECTED...THIS TIME FROM
A NORTHERLY DIRECTION.

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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