Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
310 PM HST MON DEC 5 2016

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310 PM HST MON DEC 5 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 9 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER SETS THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY DECEMBER 12:
A MODERATE NORTH SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A SMALL TO LOW END MODERATE NORTHWEST
SWELL ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. SMALL NORTHERLY SWELLS WELL
BELOW THE DECEMBER AVERAGE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH AT LEAST THE
WEEKEND. MODERATE...SHORT PERIOD EAST SWELL GENERATED BY TRADE
WINDS EAST OF THE STATE WILL SLOWLY DECREASE DURING THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. A SMALL SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL FADE BY 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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