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FZHW52 PHFO 290135  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
335 PM HST FRI APR 28 2017  
 
HIZ005>011-291445-  
OAHU-  
335 PM HST FRI APR 28 2017  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES
 
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING  
TO 6 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING  
TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING  
SLIGHTLY TO 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 05:  
SURF ALONG THE EXPOSED SOUTH FACING SHORES IS EXPECTED BE AROUND  
ADVISORY LEVELS TONIGHT...BEFORE FALLING JUST BELOW THE ADVISORY LEVEL  
INTO THE WEEKEND...DUE TO A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL PEAKING TODAY. A  
REINFORCING LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED FOR MONDAY...KEEPING A  
BUMP IN SURF ALONG THE SOUTH FACING SHORES INTO WEDNESDAY. STRONG  
WINDS BEHIND A FRONT PASSING OAHU LATE TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE FOR SHORT  
PERIOD CHOPPY SURF ALONG THE NORTH FACING SHORES LATE FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY. OTHERWISE...ONLY SMALL NORTH AND NORTHWEST SWELLS THROUGH  
THE 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...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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