Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST SUN FEB 1 2015

HIZ005>011-020200-
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400 AM HST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 10 TO 14 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET MONDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL HOLD STEADY TODAY BEFORE DECLINING
TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. A LARGE NORTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE MONDAY. ANOTHER
NORTHWEST SWELL FORECAST TO BEGIN ARRIVING THURSDAY MAY BOOST SURF
HEIGHTS TO THE ADVISORY THRESHOLD FOR NORTH- AND WEST-FACING SHORES.

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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