Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI SEP 30 2016

HIZ005>011-010200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST FRI SEP 30 2016

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

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY AND 1 TO 2
FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY OCTOBER 07:
SURF WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG ALL SHORES THROUGH
NEXT THURSDAY. THERE WILL BE A SERIES OF SMALL SOUTH SWELLS REACHING
THE SOUTHERN SHORES DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD. THE MODERATE TO
LOCALLY FRESH TRADES WILL MAINTAIN ROUGH...CHOPPY WATERS AND SURF
FOR THE EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.
THE TRADES ARE THEN FORECAST TO EASE OFF SLIGHTLY THAT WILL RESULT
IN A SLIGHTLY SMALLER TRADE WIND SWELL. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL IS
POSSIBLE NEXT 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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