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SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
332 PM HST SAT SEP 24 2016  
 
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OAHU-  
332 PM HST SAT SEP 24 2016  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH  
SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY OCTOBER 01:  
THE CURRENT SOUTHWEST SWELL IS SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT AND ONLY SMALL  
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES IS THEN EXPECTED THROUGH THE  
PERIOD. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK TONIGHT...BUMPING SURF  
UP ALONG THE NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE  
WEEKEND. AN EASING IN THE TRADES WILL KEEP SURF ALONG THE EAST  
FACING SHORES LOW TO MODERATE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRADE WINDS ARE  
EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK...INCREASING CHOPPY  
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES.  
 
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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