Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI JAN 30 2015

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400 AM HST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY...RISING
TO 14 TO 18 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET TODAY...RISING TO
8 TO 12 FEET SATURDAY.

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

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5:
THE PERSISTENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BE REINFORCED SATURDAY. THIS
SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DECLINE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A NEW
NORTHWEST SWELL EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATER WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY
MAY AGAIN BRING SURF TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG 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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