Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
409 AM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

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409 AM HST SAT FEB 13 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 5 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...THEN RISING TO 15 TO
18 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS EVENING...THEN RISING TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20:
ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF ASSOCIATED WITH A MODERATE WEST-NORTHWEST
SWELL IS EXPECTED TO RETURN ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY. STRENGTHENING TRADE
WINDS WILL INCREASE SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...ESPECIALLY
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS THE ONSHORE WINDS BECOME STRONG.
ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE LIKELY MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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