Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
408 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

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408 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 14 FEET
TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 6 TO 9 FEET SUNDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY JULY 30:
SWELLS FROM TROPICAL STORM DARBY WILL GRADUALLY LOWER ON MONDAY...HOWEVER
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SHORT PERIOD CHOPPY SURF ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WEEK. THERE WILL ALSO BE A SERIES
OF SMALL SOUTHERLY SWELLS THROUGH MOST OF WEEK WITH SURF HEIGHTS
REMAINING BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.

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.

$$

BURKE


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