415  
FZHW52 PHFO 301400  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
400 AM HST SAT APR 30 2016  
 
HIZ005>011-010300-  
OAHU-  
400 AM HST SAT APR 30 2016  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET THROUGH  
SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY...RISING  
TO 3 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY MAY 07:  
A SERIES OF SMALL NORTHWEST SWELLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND AND THE UPCOMING WEEK. THE CURRENT NORTHWEST SWELL WILL  
BECOME REINFORCED SUNDAY BEFORE TRENDING DOWN MONDAY AND TUESDAY.  
A LONG-PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SOURCE WILL ARRIVE THROUGH THE MID-  
WEEK PERIOD AND LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE BEING REINFORCED  
WITH ANOTHER NORTHWEST SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND. EACH SWELL WILL BE  
SIMILAR IN SIZE AND WELL BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL. STRENGTHENING TRADE  
WINDS WILL LEAD TO ROUGH CONDITIONS ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORES  
NEXT WEEK...HOWEVER...SURF HEIGHTS SHOULD REMAIN JUST BELOW  
ADVISORY LEVEL. A SMALL SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY  
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A SLIGHTLY LARGER SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL REMAIN  
POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND.  
 
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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