Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 AM HST MON APR 27 2015

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400 AM HST MON APR 27 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM TUESDAY FOR NORTH
AND EAST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL RISE TO 10 TO 15 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN STAY THIS HIGH THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL RISE TO 6 TO 9 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN STAY THIS HIGH THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL RISE TO 6 TO 9 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN STAY THIS HIGH THROUGH TUESDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY MAY 3:
THE EXPECTED SHORT PERIOD NORTH SWELL WILL LOWER GRADUALLY TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. STRENGTHENING TRADE WINDS WILL CAUSE SHORT
PERIOD CHOPPY SURF TO CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH MOST
OF NEXT WEEK. THERE WILL ALSO BE A SERIES OF SMALL SOUTH SWELLS
THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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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