959  
FZHW52 PHFO 240138  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
338 PM HST WED MAY 23 2018  
 
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338 PM HST WED MAY 23 2018  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT, LOWERING  
TO 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT, RISING TO  
3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT, RISING  
TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY MAY 30:  
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED, WITH SURF BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS  
ALONG ALL SHORES. A SMALL, LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL  
CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. A SMALL NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY  
DIMINISH THROUGH THURSDAY. ANOTHER SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL MAY GIVE SURF  
A SLIGHT BUMP ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OVER THE WEEKEND. BREEZY  
TRADE WINDS WILL DELIVER CHOPPY SHORT-PERIOD WAVES TO EAST FACING  
SHORES 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, 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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