Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SUN MAY 1 2016

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400 PM HST SUN MAY 1 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
AND LOWER TO 3 TO 5 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
LOWER TO 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY MAY 08:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A
SMALL TO SLIGHTLY MODERATE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PEAK WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY THEN
SUBSIDE THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL SOUTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE EARLY THIS
EVENING AND LINGER INTO TUESDAY. ANOTHER SLIGHTLY LARGER SOUTH SWELL
WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND PEAK SUNDAY. TRADE WINDS WILL GENERATE ROUGH
AND CHOPPY SURF CONDITIONS ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY
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...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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