Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
325 PM HST SAT AUG 27 2016

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325 PM HST SAT AUG 27 2016

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY.

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 03:
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MODERATE SHORT-PERIOD SURF
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH CONFIDENCE AT
THIS TIME REMAINS LOW WITH REGARD TO EXACT TRACK OF TROPICAL STORM
MADELINE...RISING SURF WILL BECOME LIKELY ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
AS EARLY AS TUESDAY. THIS EASTERLY SOURCE WILL BECOME REINFORCED
ON FRIDAY BY ANOTHER LONG-PERIOD EASTERLY SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH
DISTANT HURRICANE LESTER. ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF...IF NOT WARNING
LEVEL...WILL BECOME A POSSIBILITY WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. NO
OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED.

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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