Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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000 FZHW52 PHFO 171351 SRFHFO Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 351 AM HST Fri Aug 17 2018 HIZ005>011-180300- Oahu- 351 AM HST Fri Aug 17 2018 Surf along south facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet through Saturday. Surf along east facing shores will be 2 feet or less today, increasing to 1 to 3 feet Saturday. Surf along west facing shores will be 2 feet or less through Saturday. Surf along north facing shores will be 2 feet or less through Saturday. Outlook through Friday August 24: Overall, small surf is expected along all shores through the weekend. A broad area of low pressure is expected to develop near the Aleutian Islands this weekend, and will likely bring a small north-northwest swell starting Monday night or Tuesday of next week. We will continue to monitor the development of Hurricane Lane for any surf potential 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, 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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