Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

HIZ005>011-060200-
OAHU-
400 AM HST SAT SEP 5 2015

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET THROUGH
SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET TODAY AND
5 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11:
ALL SHORES WILL HAVE SOME SURF THROUGH AT LEAST THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.
FIRST...THE LONG PERIOD SWELL GENERATED BY HURRICANE JIMENA...
CURRENTLY FAR EAST OF THE ISLANDS...WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE
ISLANDS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK RESULTING IN WARNING LEVEL SURF FOR
THE EAST FACING SHORES. THEN...SEVERAL LONG PERIOD PULSES FROM
THE SOUTH WILL CONTINUE TO INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS WELL...AND
MAINTAIN THE ADVISORY LEVEL SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES. THE
NORTH FACING SHORES WILL HAVE A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL FROM IGNACIO...
WHILE THE WEST FACING SHORES WILL HAVE A SMALL SWELL FROM TYPHOON
KILO OVER THE WEEKEND.

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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