Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
356 AM HST TUE MAR 28 2017

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356 AM HST TUE MAR 28 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 14 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY APRIL 04:
WARNING-LEVEL SURF WILL BE LIKELY ONCE AGAIN ALONG NORTH AND WEST
FACING SHORES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH AS LATE AS SATURDAY DUE TO
ANOTHER...SLIGHTLY LARGER...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL. THIS SWELL WILL
SLOWLY EASE THROUGH THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND. SMALL AND
CHOPPY SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE
WEEK DUE TO MODERATE TO FRESH ONSHORE WINDS...THEN BEGIN TO BUILD
OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE TRADES STRENGTHEN LOCALLY AND UPSTREAM OF
THE ISLANDS. A SMALL SOUTH SWELL WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

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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GIBBS


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