Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI JUL 31 2015

HIZ005>011-010200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST FRI JUL 31 2015

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...RISING TO
3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 6:
SMALL SOUTHERLY SWELLS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE SHORT PERIOD CHOPPY SURF
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES. AN EASTERLY SWELL FROM HURRICANE GUILLERMO
WILL BEGIN TO FILL IN FROM EAST TO WEST SUNDAY AND CONTINUE INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL SURF WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS
TIME ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORES. CONFIDENCE QUICKLY DECREASES
THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD AS UNCERTAINTY WITH REGARD TO THE EXACT
TRACK OF GUILLERMO REMAINS HIGH AT THIS TIME.

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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