Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SAT MAY 2 2015

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400 PM HST SAT MAY 2 2015

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 8:
THE ROUGH EAST-SHORE SURF WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK AS THE TRADE
WINDS REMAIN FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG. SMALL BREAKERS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND ALONG NORTH...WEST AND SOUTH SHORES. A MODERATE
LONG-PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BEGIN TO FILL IN THROUGH THE DAY
TUESDAY...PEAK AROUND WEDNESDAY NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS...THEN
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A SHORT PERIOD
NORTH SWELL MAY BRING THE SURF UP ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES ON
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXCEPTED TO
ARRIVE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.

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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