Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST TUE SEP 16 2014

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400 PM HST TUE SEP 16 2014

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT...
LOWERING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22:
THE CURRENT SOUTH SWELL WILL LOWER GRADUALLY THROUGH THURSDAY. A NEW
SMALL...BUT LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY...THEN LINGER ON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL
BE A FEW SMALL PULSES FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS WEEK AND ON INTO THE
WEEKEND. NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED.

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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