Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
417 PM HST THU JUL 28 2016

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417 PM HST THU JUL 28 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
FRIDAY.

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 04:
LOCALLY STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL DRIVE CHOPPY SURF ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES INTO SATURDAY...WITH WINDS AND WAVES EASING LATER IN
THE WEEKEND. A SMALL SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.

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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BIRCHARD



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