Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
351 PM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

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351 PM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 15 TO 20 FEET TONIGHT WITH
OCCASIONALLY HIGHER SETS...LOWERING TO 12 TO 18 FEET MONDAY
MORNING...THEN TO 9 TO 12 FEET LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TONIGHT WITH
OCCASIONALLY HIGHER SETS...LOWERING TO 8 TO 12 FEET MONDAY
MORNING...THEN TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY. HIGHER SURF WILL BE
POSSIBLE TONIGHT AT SELECT LOCATIONS DUE TO A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST
SWELL WRAPPING AROUND THE ISLAND.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY APRIL 02:
SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES WILL GRADUALLY EASE THROUGH
MID WEEK AS THE CURRENT LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL EASES. SURF WILL
LIKELY REACH WARNING LEVELS ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST
SWELL FILLS IN. THIS SWELL WILL SLOWLY EASE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
SMALL AND CHOPPY SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
THROUGH THE WEEK DUE TO MODERATE TO FRESH ONSHORE WINDS. A SMALL
SOUTH SWELL WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT.

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.

$$

EVANS



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