713  
FZHW52 PHFO 090202  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
402 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016  
 
HIZ005>011-091515-  
OAHU-  
402 PM HST MON FEB 8 2016  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES
 
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 12 TO 16 FEET THROUGH  
TUESDAY MORNING...DECREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 9 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY  
MORNING...DECREASING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH  
TUESDAY...WITH HIGHER SETS IN AREAS EXPOSED TO NORTH-NORTHWEST  
SWELL.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH  
TUESDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY FEBRUARY 15:  
BORDER LINE HIGH SURF WILL PERSIST FOR NORTH FACING SHORES INTO  
TUESDAY MORNING. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL REACH THE ISLANDS  
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...PEAK THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...THEN  
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. WELL ABOVE WARNING-  
LEVEL SURF WILL BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AND SHOULD  
DROP BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL BY FRIDAY NIGHT. A SMALLER NORTHWEST  
SWELL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SURF WELL ABOVE ADVISORY LEVELS ON  
SUNDAY AND MONDAY.  
 
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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