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SURF ZONE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
635 AM HST SUN DEC 21 2014

HIZ005>011-220200-
OAHU-
635 AM HST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...RISING RAPIDLY TO 20 TO 25 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
BUILDING TO 20 TO 30 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...RISING RAPIDLY TO 10 TO 15 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT MONDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY...LOWERING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER 27:
THE NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDING TODAY WILL SHIFT OUT OF THE NORTH
NORTHWEST AND NORTH AND GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE WEEK. A
MODERATE NORTWEST SWELL WILL PEAK FRIDAY NIGHT. A LARGER NORTHWEST
SWELL IS EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY. SURF WILL BE SMALL ALONG EAST AND
SOUTH FACING SHORES THROUGH THE WORK 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...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.

$$
DONALDSON







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