Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
335 PM HST FRI APR 28 2017

HIZ005>011-291445-
OAHU-
335 PM HST FRI APR 28 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
SLIGHTLY TO 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 05:
SURF ALONG THE EXPOSED SOUTH FACING SHORES IS EXPECTED BE AROUND
ADVISORY LEVELS TONIGHT...BEFORE FALLING JUST BELOW THE ADVISORY LEVEL
INTO THE WEEKEND...DUE TO A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL PEAKING TODAY. A
REINFORCING LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED FOR MONDAY...KEEPING A
BUMP IN SURF ALONG THE SOUTH FACING SHORES INTO WEDNESDAY. STRONG
WINDS BEHIND A FRONT PASSING OAHU LATE TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE FOR SHORT
PERIOD CHOPPY SURF ALONG THE NORTH FACING SHORES LATE FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. OTHERWISE...ONLY SMALL NORTH AND NORTHWEST SWELLS THROUGH
THE PERIOD.

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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