Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
345 PM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

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345 PM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET...WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER SETS...THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY MAY 30:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. WHILE THE CURRENT SOUTH SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...A NEW SOUTH SOUTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE FRIDAY
AND TO CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THIS NEW
SWELL IS EXPECTED TO REACH ADVISORY LEVELS...AND WILL COINCIDE WITH
HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES...WHICH WILL LIKELY RESULT IN MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING DUE TO WAVE RUN-UP ALONG THE SOUTH FACING SHORES. THE
GREATEST CHANCE OF RUN-UP WILL BE NEAR THE HIGH TIDE TIMES FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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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