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FZHW52 PHFO 200149
SRFHFO

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SAT APR 19 2014

HIZ005>011-201400-
OAHU-
400 PM HST SAT APR 19 2014

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH
TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 3 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY APRIL 25:
STRENGTHENING TRADE WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH BUILDING SURF ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES THROUGH TOMORROW WITH SURF PEAKING AROUND THE
ADVISORY LEVEL LATE SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL
WILL PEAK LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY THEN FADE ON MONDAY. A SLIGHTLY
LARGER NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD ON WEDNESDAY...PEAK ON
THURSDAY AND BEGIN A SLOW DECLINE 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...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.

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