Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
300 AM HST THU APR 24 2014

HIZ005>011-250200-
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300 AM HST THU APR 24 2014

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 14 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT
AND 8 TO 12 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT
AND 4 TO 8 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY APRIL 30:
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL DIMINISH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A
SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED FROM LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL MAINTAIN CHOPPY...ROUGH SURF ALONG
EAST-FACING SHORES THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL...BUT LONG-PERIOD...
SOUTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH THE 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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