Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
339 PM HST THU MAY 5 2016

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339 PM HST THU MAY 5 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY MAY 12:
THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DECLINE THROUGH THE WEEK.
MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH BUILDING SURF WILL LEAD TO
ROUGH CONDITIONS ALONG NORTH FACING BEACHES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MUCH OF SATURDAY. EASTERLY TRADE SWELL WILL DIMINISH
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...BUT START TO FILL BACK IN
EARLY NEXT WEEK FROM A MORE NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION. A LONG PERIOD
SOUTH SWELL WILL GRADUALLY BUILD STARTING FRIDAY...PEAK SATURDAY
NIGHT NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS...THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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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