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FZHW52 PHFO 231936 AAA  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
936 AM HST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
HIZ005>011-240845-  
OAHU-  
936 AM HST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY  
AFTERNOON, INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY, DECREASING  
TO 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY MARCH 02:  
A MODERATE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING MONDAY IS FORECAST TO PEAK  
MONDAY NIGHT, AND THEN GRADUALLY DECLINE EARLY TUESDAY. A LARGE, LONG  
PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE TUESDAY AND LIKELY PRODUCE SURF  
AROUND HIGH SURF WARNING LEVELS DURING THE PEAK ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND  
THURSDAY. AT THE SAME TIME, NORTH WINDS AND A SHORT PERIOD NORTH SWELL  
ARE EXPECTED, LEADING TO ROUGH CONDITIONS. THE ELEVATED ROUGH SURF  
WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY.  
 
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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