605  
FZHW52 PHFO 231404  
SRFHFO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
404 AM HST SUN SEP 23 2018  
 
HIZ005>011-240315-  
OAHU-  
404 AM HST SUN SEP 23 2018  
 
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 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
OUTLOOK THROUGH SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30:  
SURF WILL REMAIN BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ALONG ALL SHORES THROUGH MIDDLE  
OF THE WEEK. ROUGH, SHORT-PERIOD SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL  
GRADUALLY DECLINE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AS THE WINDS EASE AND SHIFT. THE  
FIRST NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL OF THE SEASON IS EXPECTED LATE THIS WEEK,  
WHICH COULD BRING NEAR-ADVISORY LEVEL SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES.  
SMALL SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH SWELLS WILL GIVE SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING  
SHORES A SMALL BOOST THROUGH MIDDLE OF THE WEEK, BUT REMAIN WELL  
BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL.  
 
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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