Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
458 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

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458 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH WEST AND EAST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 14 TO 18 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 9 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 12 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY DECEMBER 09:
ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH
THE DAY TODAY BEFORE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING OVER THE WEEKEND.
ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF IS ALSO EXPECTED ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING OVER THE WEEKEND. A SIMILAR
NORTHWEST SWELL IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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.

$$

GIBBS



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