Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
432 PM HST TUE MAR 28 2017

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432 PM HST TUE MAR 28 2017

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 11 FEET TODAY...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 13 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY...INCREASING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY APRIL 04:
WARNING-LEVEL SURF WILL BE LIKELY ONCE AGAIN ALONG NORTH AND WEST
FACING SHORES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH AS LATE AS SATURDAY DUE TO
ANOTHER...SLIGHTLY LARGER...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL. THIS SWELL WILL
SLOWLY EASE THROUGH THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND. SMALL AND CHOPPY
SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WEEK DUE TO
MODERATE TO FRESH ONSHORE WINDS...THEN BEGIN TO BUILD OVER THE
WEEKEND AS THE TRADES STRENGTHEN LOCALLY AND UPSTREAM OF THE
ISLANDS. A SMALL SOUTH SWELL WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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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