Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

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400 AM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...RISING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY...RISING TO
9 TO 12 FEET WEDNESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7:
WARNING LEVEL SURF WILL LIKELY PERSIST ALONG THE EAST FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND DUE TO A REINFORCING EASTERLY
SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE JIMENA. NORTHERLY SWELLS ASSOCIATED
WITH HURRICANE IGNACIO WILL LEAD TO RISING SURF ALONG THE NORTH
FACING BEACHES THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD...BEFORE SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST AND GRADUALLY TRENDING DOWN LATER IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE
WEEKEND. SMALL WEST SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL CYCLONE KILO WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD. A NEW SOUTH SWELL ARRIVING LATE
IN THE WEEK WILL LIKELY LEAD TO ADVISORY LEVEL SURF FOR SOUTH FACING
SHORES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

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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