940  
FZHW52 PHFO 021345  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
400 AM HST TUE SEP 2 2014  
 
HIZ005>011-030200-  
OAHU-  
400 AM HST TUE SEP 2 2014  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET  
TODAY...INCREASING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY...INCREASING  
TO 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8:  
THE LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BEGIN DIMINISHING ON FRIDAY...AND  
GRADUALLY SUBSIDING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER...SMALLER LONG  
PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK. ALSO...A  
MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL IS POSSIBLE FOR MONDAY.  
 
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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