Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST THU JAN 29 2015

HIZ005>011-300200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST THU JAN 29 2015

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET TODAY...RISING
TO 12 TO 16 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET
TODAY...INCREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET FRIDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4:
SURF WILL BE BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL ALONG NORTH AND WEST SHORES
TODAY. THEN BACK TO BACK PULSES FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL ARRIVE OVER
THE WEEKEND WITH THE FIRST OF TWO REACHING THE ISLANDS FRIDAY
FOLLOWED BY A LARGER SWELL SATURDAY. THIS PAIR OF SWELLS WILL
WARRANT A HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES.

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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