Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI AUG 29 2014

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400 PM HST FRI AUG 29 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON AND 6 TO 9 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET THE REST OF THIS
AFTERNOON AND 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5:
THE LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM ONCE TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIE IS SMALLER
THAN EXPECTED...THUS THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE EAST FACING
SHORES IS CANCELED. HOWEVER...DUE TO THE LONG PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS
AND SUFFICIENT HEIGHT...THE SURF WILL BE SLIGHTLY ELEVATED THERE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE SOUTH FACING SHORE CONTINUES AT HIGH SURF
ADVISORY LEVEL THIS AFTERNOON AND IS EXPECTED TO STAY AT THIS LEVEL
THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING SLOWLY THROUGH THE REST OF THE
WEEKEND. THE SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL HAVE MORE WAVE ACTION NEXT
WEEK WITH A MODERATE SIZE LONG PERIOD SWELL ON TAP FOR TUESDAY AND
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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