Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
448 AM HST SUN AUG 28 2016

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448 AM HST SUN AUG 28 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
MONDAY.

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

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

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 04:
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MODERATE SHORT-PERIOD SURF
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH CONFIDENCE AT
THIS TIME REMAINS LOW WITH REGARD TO EXACT TRACK OF TROPICAL STORM
MADELINE...RISING SURF WILL BECOME LIKELY ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
AS EARLY AS TUESDAY. THIS EASTERLY SOURCE WILL BECOME REINFORCED ON
FRIDAY BY ANOTHER LONG-PERIOD EASTERLY SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH DISTANT
HURRICANE LESTER. ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF...IF NOT WARNING LEVEL...WILL
BECOME A POSSIBILITY WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL LONG
PERIOD WEST SWELL GENERATED BY TYPHOONS IN THE WEST PACIFIC IS
POSSIBLE FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK. 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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MORRISON


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