Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST THU AUG 27 2015

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400 PM HST THU AUG 27 2015

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 FEET OR LESS THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND 5 TO 8
FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND 6 TO
10 FEET FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 2:
THE BUILDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING. SWELL FROM HURRICANE IGNACIO MAY BRING
ADVISORY LEVEL SURF TO THE EAST FACING SHORES LATE SATURDAY OR
SUNDAY...AND WARNING LEVEL SURF BY LATE MONDAY. THE TIMING AND SIZE
OF THIS SWELL REMAINS UNCERTAIN AS IT HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON THE
STRENGTHEN AND TRACK OF IGNACIO.

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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