Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SUN APR 20 2014

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400 PM HST SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE EAST SHORE...

SURF ALONG THE EAST SHORE WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...
INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG THE NORTH SHORE WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THIS EVENING...
LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG THE WEST SHORE WILL BE 3 TO 4 FEET THIS EVENING...
LOWERING TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH SHORE WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY APRIL 26:
STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SURF ALONG THE EAST SHORE
THROUGH TUESDAY. THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SUBSIDE TONIGHT.
THERE WILL BE A COUPLE OF SMALL NORTH NORTHWEST SWELLS EARLY IN THE
WEEK BEFORE A LARGER NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVES WEDNESDAY... PEAKS
THURSDAY...THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDES THROUGH THE WEEK. SURF WILL REMAIN
SMALL ON THE SOUTH SHORE.

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.

$$
DONALDSON





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