Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST THU MAY 21 2015

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400 PM HST THU MAY 21 2015

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY MAY 27:
A SERIES OF SHORT PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
PERIOD...WHICH MAY GENERATE MODERATE SURF OVER THE WEEKEND FOR NORTH
FACING SHORES. THE CURRENT MODERATE SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL SEE A
REINFORCEMENT THIS WEEKEND FROM A SLIGHTLY LARGER SOUTH-SOUTHWEST
SWELL. HOWEVER...SURF SHOULD REMAIN BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.

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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