Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SRFHFO

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST FRI AUG 28 2015

HIZ005>011-290200-
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400 AM HST FRI AUG 28 2015

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 FEET OR LESS THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY...THEN WILL INCREASE TO 2 TO 5 FEET LATE SATURDAY.

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

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3:
A BUILDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING. SWELL PRODUCED BY HURRICANE IGNACIO MAY
INCREASE SURF TO THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY CRITERIA ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES LATER THIS WEEKEND. SURF MAY REACH THE HIGH SURF WARNING
THRESHOLD ALONG EAST FACING SHORES EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE TIMING AND
SIZE OF THIS HURRICANE SWELL REMAINS UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME SINCE IT
DEPENDS ON THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THE SYSTEM AS IT APPROACHES THE
ISLANDS.

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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HOUSTON





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