716  
FZHW52 PHFO 300130  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
400 PM HST SAT AUG 29 2015  
 
HIZ005>011-301400-  
OAHU-  
400 PM HST SAT AUG 29 2015  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...  
AND RISE TO 4 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON  
AND LOWER TO 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON  
AND LOWER TO 4 TO 6 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4:  
THE CURRENT WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH  
MONDAY. SURF MAY REACH THE HIGH SURF WARNING THRESHOLD ALONG EAST  
FACING SHORES EARLY NEXT WEEK...BUT THE TIMING AND SIZE OF THIS  
SWELL REMAINS UNCERTAIN SINCE IT DEPENDS ON THE TRACK AND STRENGTH  
OF HURRICANE IGNACIO AS IT APPROACHES THE ISLANDS. A LONG PERIOD  
SOUTH SWELL IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE THURSDAY WHICH COULD GENERATE  
ADVISORY LEVEL SURF BY FRIDAY.  
 
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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