Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

HIZ005>011-230200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY...RISING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
TONIGHT...RISING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY...RISING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY MAY 28:
A SERIES OF SHORT PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
PERIOD...WHICH MAY GENERATE MODERATE SURF OVER THE WEEKEND FOR NORTH
FACING SHORES. THE CURRENT MODERATE SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL SEE A
REINFORCEMENT THIS WEEKEND...AND AGAIN MONDAY...FROM SLIGHTLY LARGER
AND LONGER-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELLS. SURF SHOULD REMAIN BELOW
ADVISORY LEVELS THIS WEEKEND...BUT MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS ON
MONDAY.

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...AT THE LOCATIONS OF THE
LARGEST BREAKERS. 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.

$$

FOSTER





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