Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW52 PHFO 170153

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
353 PM HST Mon Oct 16 2017

353 PM HST Mon Oct 16 2017


Surf along north facing shores will be 5 to 7 feet tonight, and 3 to
5 feet Tuesday.

Surf along west facing shores will be 3 to 5 feet tonight, and 2 to
3 feet Tuesday.

Surf along south facing shores will be 7 to 10 feet tonight, and 5 to
8 feet Tuesday.

Surf along east facing shores will be 7 to 10 feet through Tuesday.

Outlook through Monday October 23:
Rough and choppy short-period surf will continue along east facing
shores for most of the next week. A long-period south swell is
expected continue through early Tuesday with advisory level surf along
south facing shores. A gradual decline is expected to begin later
Tuesday. A new but small background south swell is expected over the
upcoming weekend. The rather small north-northwest swell is on its way
down. A new, more moderate size north-northwest swell is due in
Thursday afternoon. The swell will peak Thursday night followed by a
slow bu gradual decline through the weekend. A larger northwest swell
may bring surf to near advisory levels for the north and west facing
shores Sunday night and Monday of next week.

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, at the locations of the largest
breakers. 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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