970  
FZHW52 PHFO 061400  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
400 AM HST MON APR 6 2020  
 
HIZ005>011-070300-  
OAHU-  
400 AM HST MON APR 6 2020  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET THIS MORNING,  
RISING TO 5 TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND HOLDING THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THIS MORNING,  
RISING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND HOLDING THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY, RISING TO 3  
TO 5 FEET TUESDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE TO 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH MONDAY APRIL 13:  
A NEW LONG-PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY FILL IN TODAY,  
FOLLOWED BY REINFORCING NORTHWEST SWELLS ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.  
A SLIGHTLY LARGER NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL IS POSSIBLE TOWARDS THE END OF  
THE WEEK. A SERIES OF SMALL SOUTH SWELLS ARE FORECAST TO MOVE IN  
THROUGH THE WEEK. THE LACK OF TRADE WINDS WILL RESULT IN SMALL SURF  
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THIS WEEK.  
 
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, AT THE LOCATIONS OF THE LARGEST  
BREAKERS. 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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