Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST MON JAN 26 2015

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400 AM HST MON JAN 26 2015

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 12 FEET TODAY
AND 4 TO 8 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY AND 2 TO 4
FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 4 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

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


OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY FEBRUARY 1:
THE LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO DROP THROUGH TODAY.
A NEW NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BE ROLLING IN TUESDAY NIGHT PEAKING
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT ADVISORY LEVELS FOR THE NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES. THE SWELL WILL THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH FRIDAY.
THEN A SERIES OF ELEVATED NORTHWEST SWELLS WITH A MORE NORTH
COMPONENT WILL COME IN OVER THE WEEKEND PROMPTING A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY FOR THE NORTH AND WEST SHORES.

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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