Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
419 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

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419 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 20 TO 25 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 12 TO 18 FEET MONDAY MORNING...THEN TO 9 TO
12 FEET LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 12 TO 18 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 8 TO 12 FEET MONDAY MORNING...THEN TO 6 TO
9 FEET LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY. HIGHER SURF WILL BE
POSSIBLE TODAY AT SELECT LOCATIONS DUE TO A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST
SWELL WRAPPING AROUND THE ISLAND.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY APRIL 02:
SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES WILL GRADUALLY EASE
THROUGH MID WEEK AS THE CURRENT LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL EASES.
SURF WILL LIKELY REACH WARNING LEVELS ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER LARGE WEST-
NORTHWEST SWELL FILLS IN. THIS SWELL WILL SLOWLY EASE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. SMALL AND CHOPPY SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES THROUGH THE WEEK DUE TO MODERATE TO FRESH ONSHORE WINDS. A
SMALL SOUTH SWELL WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT.

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.

$$

GIBBS


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