Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SUN JAN 25 2015

HIZ005>011-260200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 15 TO 20 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 12 TO 16 FEET TONIGHT AND 10 TO 14 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 8 TO 12 TONIGHT...AND 6 TO 10 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER SETS ALONG WEST FACING EXPOSURES...LOWERING TO 1 TO 3
FEET MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY JANUARY 31:
THE LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND
GRADUALLY DECLINE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH ALL SHORES
LIKELY BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS BY MONDAY. A NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PUSH
SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST SHORES AROUND ADVISORY LEVELS FOR TUESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A POTENTIALLY LARGER NORTHWEST
SWELL LATE FRIDAY INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

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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