Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 AM HST Tue Mar 26 2019

357 AM HST Tue Mar 26 2019

Surf along north facing shores will be 5 to 8 feet today, lowering to
3 to 5 late tonight, then rising to 8 to 12 feet late Wednesday.

Surf along west facing shores will be 1 to 3 feet today, rising to 5
to 8 feet late Wednesday.

Surf along east facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet today, lowering to
1 to 3 feet Wednesday.

Surf along south facing shores will be 1 to 3 feet through Wednesday.

Outlook through Tuesday April 02:
A new long-period northwest swell expected late Wednesday will peak
below advisory levels for north and west facing shores Wednesday night
into Thursday, then hold into Friday before lowering. Surf may near
advisory levels for north facing shores by Friday night as a north-
northwest swell fills in. A long-period northwest swell expected to
build down the island chain Saturday, will peak below advisory levels
Saturday night, then slowly lower into early next week. Surf will come
up along south facing shores Wednesday night through Friday as a new
south swell fills in. Small surf will continue along east facing

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, at the locations of the largest
breakers. 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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