Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
356 AM HST MON FEB 8 2016

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356 AM HST MON FEB 8 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 12 TO 16 FEET
THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 10 TO 14 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 11 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY FEBRUARY 15:
A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE ISLANDS LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...PEAK THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. WELL ABOVE WARNING-LEVEL SURF
WILL BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AND SHOULD DROP BELOW
ADVISORY LEVEL BY FRIDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST
SWELL...SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN WEDNESDAY...WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY.

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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GIBBS


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