Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 PM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

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330 PM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...
RISING TO 10 TO 14 FEET SUNDAY MORNING AND TO 14 TO 18 FEET
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THIS EVENING...
RISING TO 6 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY MORNING AND TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20:
A NEW SWELL...FROM A MORE WESTERLY DIRECTION THAN THE PAST SEVERAL
SWELLS...WILL PEAK ABOVE THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY THRESHOLD BY
TOMORROW EVENING...THEN SLOWLY LOWER THROUGH THURSDAY. A MODERATE
NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD ON FRIDAY. STRONG TRADE WINDS
WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES EARLY NEXT
WEEK... AND THIS SURF COULD REQUIRE A HIGH SURF ADVISORY BY MONDAY
NIGHT.

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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DONALDSON


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