Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
331 AM HST FRI MAY 27 2016

HIZ005>011-280245-
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331 AM HST FRI MAY 27 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 TODAY...BECOMING 2
FEET OR LESS SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 5 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY JUNE 03:
THE SMALL TO MODERATE LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK
TODAY...THEN GRADUALLY DECLINE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SURF IS
EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL
IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY BEFORE DECLINING INTO MIDWEEK.
ANOTHER SMALL BUMP IN SOUTH SHORE SURF IS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD...
KEEPING CHOPPY EAST SHORE SURF AT A MINIMUM.

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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