Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI JUL 11 2014

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400 PM HST FRI JUL 11 2014

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND 3
TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY AND
2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY JULY 17:
A SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL PRODUCE INCONSISTENT SURF AROUND THE SUMMER
TIME AVERAGE THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT OUT OF THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST
OVER THE WEEKEND. A LARGER SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD
SUNDAY... BRINGING SOUTH SHORE SURF TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. SHORT-PERIOD TRADE WIND SWELL WILL DROP A NOTCH THIS
WEEKEND.

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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