Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
356 PM HST Wed Apr 25 2018

HIZ005>011-261500-
Oahu-
356 PM HST Wed Apr 25 2018

Surf along north facing shores will be 3 to 5 feet through Thursday
morning, rising to 5 to 7 feet Thursday afternoon.

Surf along west facing shores will be 1 to 3 feet through Thursday
mornings, rising to 2 to 4 feet Thursday afternoon.

Surf along east facing shores will be 4 to 7 feet tonight, and 3 to 6
feet Thursday.

Surf along south facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet through Thursday.

Outlook through Wednesday May 02:
A moderate, long-period north-northwest swell is expected to slowly
build Thursday afternoon and peak Friday, with surf heights remaining
below advisory levels. A larger north-northwest swell is expected this
weekend and early next week, with the potential for advisory-level
surf along north and west facing shores. This swell will gradually
diminish through the middle of next week. Choppy surf along east
facing shores will gradually diminish through Friday as trade winds
weaken. Small swells from the south will persist for most of the week,
with a peak in surf heights expected on Sunday.

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.

$$

Birchard


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