Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST MON DEC 22 2014

HIZ005>011-230200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE TO 25 TO 30 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 12 TO 16 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 15 TO 20 FT TODAY...LOWERING
TO 8 TO 12 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY...RISING TO
2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY DECEMBER 28:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH NORTHWEST AND
NORTH AND GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE WEEK. A MODERATE NORTHWEST
SWELL WILL PEAK FRIDAY NIGHT. A LARGER NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED
FOR SATURDAY. SURF WILL BE SMALL ALONG EAST AND SOUTH FACING SHORES
THROUGH THE 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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