Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 PM HST WED MAR 29 2017

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329 PM HST WED MAR 29 2017

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

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY APRIL 05:
WARNING-LEVEL SURF IS LIKELY ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH AS LATE AS SATURDAY DUE TO ANOTHER LARGE WEST-
NORTHWEST SWELL. THIS SWELL WILL SLOWLY EASE THROUGH THE LATTER
HALF OF THE WEEKEND. SMALL AND CHOPPY SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WEEK DUE TO MODERATE TO FRESH
ONSHORE WINDS...THEN BUILD OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE TRADES
STRENGTHEN LOCALLY AND UPSTREAM OF THE ISLANDS. A SMALL SOUTH
SWELL WILL REMAIN TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. A MODERATE WEST-
NORTHWEST IS POSSIBLE BY MID WEEK NEXT WEEK.

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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