Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI DEC 26 2014

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400 PM HST FRI DEC 26 2014

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...
INCREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY JANUARY 1:
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND PEAK SATURDAY
THEN TAPER OFF SUNDAY. ANOTHER LARGER MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL
ARRIVE AND BUILD TUESDAY...PEAKING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THEN
GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK. OTHERWISE...A
SERIES OF SMALL NORTHWEST AND NORTH SWELLS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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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