783  
FZHW52 PHFO 110154  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
354 PM HST SAT DEC 10 2016  
 
HIZ005>011-111500-  
OAHU-  
354 PM HST SAT DEC 10 2016  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER 17:  
A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL FILL IN MONDAY AND HOLD THROUGH  
TUESDAY BEFORE TRENDING DOWN. A MODERATE NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL IS  
POSSIBLE BY MIDWEEK. A LONGER-PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDING LATE  
IN THE WEEK MAY LEAD TO ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST  
FACING SHORES NEXT FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY.  
 
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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