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FZHW52 PHFO 201315  
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SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
315 AM HST SAT APR 20 2019  
 
HIZ005>011-210215-  
OAHU-  
315 AM HST SAT APR 20 2019  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY, AND 2 TO 4  
FEET SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY, AND 2 FEET OR  
LESS SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY APRIL 27:  
A SMALL LONG-PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY. SURF IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE A BIT ALONG SOUTH FACING  
SHORES MONDAY, AND HOLD STEADY THROUGH MIDWEEK. SURF ALONG EAST FACING  
SHORES WILL REMAIN UP INTO THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK DUE TO THE  
TRADE WINDS.  
 
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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