927  
FZHW52 PHFO 211639  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
635 AM HST SUN DEC 21 2014  
 
HIZ005>011-220200-  
OAHU-  
635 AM HST SUN DEC 21 2014  
   
..HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
 
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY SUNDAY  
MORNING...RISING RAPIDLY TO 20 TO 25 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND  
BUILDING TO 20 TO 30 FEET MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY SUNDAY  
MORNING...RISING RAPIDLY TO 10 TO 15 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND  
BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY...LOWERING  
TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER 27:  
THE NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDING TODAY WILL SHIFT OUT OF THE NORTH  
NORTHWEST AND NORTH AND GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE WEEK. A  
MODERATE NORTWEST SWELL WILL PEAK FRIDAY NIGHT. A LARGER NORTHWEST  
SWELL IS EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY. SURF WILL BE SMALL ALONG EAST AND  
SOUTH FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WORK 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...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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