Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
722 AM HST WED DEC 7 2016

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722 AM HST WED DEC 7 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 8 FEET THIS MORNING...
INCREASING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY MID DAY...AND DECREASING TO 4 TO 6
FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THIS MORNING...
INCREASING TO 4 TO 7 FEET BY MID DAY... AND DECREASING TO 2 TO 4
FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY...DECREASING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET WITH LOCALLY
HIGHERS SETS TODAY...DECREASING TO 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14:
THE CURRENT WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK TODAY THEN BEGIN TO TREND
DOWN THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. THE NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AND
LINGERING EASTERLY SWELL WILL SLOWLY TREND DOWN THROUGH FRIDAY. A
NEW LONG-PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL IS FORECAST TO FILL IN MONDAY
NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH MID WEEK. SURF SHOULD REMAIN WELL BELOW
ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG ALL SHORES THROUGH EARLY NEXT 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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