Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST THU NOV 27 2014

HIZ005>011-280200-
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400 AM HST THU NOV 27 2014

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET
TODAY...DECREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 10 FEET
TODAY...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY...DECREASING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3:
THE CURRENT NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH
FRIDAY. A REINFORCING NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL COULD BRING SURF HEIGHTS
BACK INTO ADVISORY LEVELS DURING THE WEEKEND...THEN SUBSIDING EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL
PRODUCE ANOTHER BUMP IN SURF HEIGHTS ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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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