Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST THU DEC 25 2014

HIZ005>011-260200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST THU DEC 25 2014

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 7 TO 9 FEET ON FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET ON FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET ON FRIDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31:
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELLS WILL DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT.
ANOTHER MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE BY FRIDAY
NIGHT...PEAKING ON SATURDAY BEFORE LOWERING A LITTLE ON SUNDAY. A
REINFORCING NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE ON 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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