Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST MON MAY 4 2015

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400 AM HST MON MAY 4 2015

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

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY...
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY...
BECOMING 3 TO 5 FEET TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY MAY 10:
THE ROUGH EAST-SHORE SURF WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK AS THE TRADE
WINDS REMAIN FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG. A MODERATE LONG-PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BEGIN TO FILL IN THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY...PEAK
SOMETIME WEDNESDAY NEAR ADVISORY LEVEL...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A SHORT PERIOD NORTH SWELL MAY
BRING THE SURF UP ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A
MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY 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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