Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
308 AM HST WED MAR 22 2017

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308 AM HST WED MAR 22 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 5 TO 7 FEET ON THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY...
LOWERING TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FT THROUGH
THURSDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY MARCH 29:
THE CURRENT WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO EASE THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY. SURF ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWELL WILL REMAIN
BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES. SMALL
AND CHOPPY SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE
REST OF THE WEEK DUE TO MODERATE TRADE WINDS. A LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST
SWELL IS FORECAST TO ARRIVE SATURDAY...PEAK SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY...THEN SLOWLY EASE EARLY NEXT WEEK. WARNING-LEVEL SURF
ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE PEAK OF
THIS SWELL.

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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JACOBSON



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