Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
411 AM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

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411 AM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET THROUGH
MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY...RISING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14:
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WILL CONTINUE
TO GENERATE NEAR TO ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST
FACING SHORES. A POWERFUL LONG-PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...BUILD AND PEAK ON WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY
DIMINISH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. SURF WELL ABOVE WARNING LEVELS CAN
BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES. ANOTHER LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES SHOULD TREND DOWN BY TUESDAY AS THE
WINDS RELAX.

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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GIBBS


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