Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
327 PM HST SAT FEB 25 2017

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327 PM HST SAT FEB 25 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT...
LOWERING TO 6 TO 10 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT...
LOWERING TO 4 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY.

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

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY MARCH 04:
SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE INTO FIRST PART OF THE WEEK UNTIL THE NEXT SWELL
IS EXPECTED TO FILL IN LATE NEXT SATURDAY. THE CURRENT SMALL
NORTHERLY SWELL WILL TRANSITION TO MORE OF A NORTHEAST SWELL
SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AND MAY PRODUCE NEAR ADVISORY SURF
MONDAY FOR THE EAST FACING SHORES WITH A NORTHERN EXPOSURE. A
SMALL LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL SHOULD PROVIDE A SMALL BUMP UP
IN SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. 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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