Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
316 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

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316 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET THIS MORNING...
LOWERING TO 5 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...AND LOWERING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
ON WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET THIS MORNING...
LOWERING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...AND LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
ON WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET...WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER SETS...THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY MAY 30:
LINGERING MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SUBSIDE LATER TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THE CURRENT SOUTH SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH OVER THE NEXT
FEW DAYS WITH SMALL BACKGROUND SOUTH SWELL ENERGY CONTINUING INTO
THURSDAY. A NEW SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL IS FORECAST TO FILL IN THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY...AND MAY PRODUCE SURF NEAR OR ABOVE HIGH SURF ADVISORY
LEVELS ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES FROM LATER FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

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...AT THE LOCATIONS OF THE LARGEST
BREAKERS. 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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