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FZHW52 PHFO 290202  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
402 PM HST SUN AUG 28 2016  
 
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OAHU-  
402 PM HST SUN AUG 28 2016  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH  
MONDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 04:  
TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MODERATE SHORT-PERIOD SURF  
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH CONFIDENCE AT  
THIS TIME REMAINS LOW WITH REGARDS TO EXACT TRACK OF TROPICAL  
STORM MADELINE...RISING SURF WILL BECOME LIKELY ALONG EAST FACING  
SHORES AS EARLY AS TUESDAY. THIS EASTERLY SOURCE WILL BECOME  
REINFORCED ON FRIDAY BY ANOTHER LONG-PERIOD EASTERLY SWELL  
ASSOCIATED WITH DISTANT HURRICANE LESTER. ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF...IF  
NOT WARNING LEVEL...WILL BECOME A POSSIBILITY WEDNESDAY THROUGH  
SATURDAY FOR EAST FACING SHORES. A SMALL LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL  
GENERATED BY TYPHOONS IN THE WEST PACIFIC IS POSSIBLE FOR THE  
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK. NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED.  
 
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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