Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SAT NOV 22 2014

HIZ005>011-230200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SAT NOV 22 2014

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28:
A NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING TONIGHT WILL CAUSE NORTH SHORE SURF
TO BUILD INTO THE DOUBLE OVERHEAD RANGE ON SUNDAY AND LIKELY
INCREASE TO THE 15 FOOT ADVISORY LEVEL ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THE
SWELL WILL DIMINISH ON WEDNESDAY. EAST SHORE SURF WILL DECLINE ON
SUNDAY AS TRADE WINDS DIMINISH. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE
BEHIND A FRONT ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY...BRINGING AN INCREASE IN ROUGH
SURF TO EAST FACING SHORES. A MODERATE NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL IS ALSO
POSSIBLE DURING 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.

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