Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST THU APR 17 2014

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400 PM HST THU APR 17 2014

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET
TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY APRIL 23:
A NEW SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND WITH A
SECOND SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL POSSIBLE AROUND WEDNESDAY. TRADE WINDS
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SHORT PERIOD CHOPPY SURF ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES. 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.

$$

BURKE





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