Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
402 PM HST SUN AUG 28 2016

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402 PM HST SUN AUG 28 2016

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

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

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 04:
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MODERATE SHORT-PERIOD SURF
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH CONFIDENCE AT
THIS TIME REMAINS LOW WITH REGARDS TO EXACT TRACK OF TROPICAL
STORM MADELINE...RISING SURF WILL BECOME LIKELY ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES AS EARLY AS TUESDAY. THIS EASTERLY SOURCE WILL BECOME
REINFORCED ON FRIDAY BY ANOTHER LONG-PERIOD EASTERLY SWELL
ASSOCIATED WITH DISTANT HURRICANE LESTER. ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF...IF
NOT WARNING LEVEL...WILL BECOME A POSSIBILITY WEDNESDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY FOR EAST FACING SHORES. A SMALL LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL
GENERATED BY TYPHOONS IN THE WEST PACIFIC IS POSSIBLE FOR THE
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK. NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED.

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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