071  
FZHW52 PHFO 221400  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
400 AM HST FRI AUG 22 2014  
 
HIZ005>011-230200-  
OAHU-  
400 AM HST FRI AUG 22 2014  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES
 
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY AND 3 TO 6  
FEET SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY AND 2 TO 4  
FEET SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH  
SATURDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 28:  
BEYOND FRIDAY...A SERIES OF SMALLER SOUTH SWELLS WILL CONTINUE  
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...BRINGING NEAR AVERAGE SUMMERTIME SURF TO  
SOUTH FACING SHORES. A LARGER SOUTH SWELL MAY ARRIVE LATE WEDNESDAY  
WITH SURF NEAR ADVISORY LEVEL OF 8 FEET. A SMALL EAST SWELL FROM  
TROPICAL CYCLONE LOWELL MAY REACH OUR EASTERN SHORES THIS SUNDAY.  
 
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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