Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST MON MAY 23 2016

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400 PM HST MON MAY 23 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...
LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY MAY 30:
ROUGH SURF ALONG THE EAST SHORES TODAY WILL DIMINISH THROUGH MIDWEEK
AS THE TRADE WINDS TAPER OFF SLIGHTLY. A SMALL TO MODERATE LONG
PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL PEAK
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY THEN GRADUALLY FADE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
A SMALL...LATE SEASON NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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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