Surf Forecast for O`ahu

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST THU SEP 18 2014

OAHU-
400 PM HST THU SEP 18 2014

Surf along south facing shores will be 3 to 5 feet through Friday.

Surf along west facing shores will be 1 to 3 feet through Friday.

Surf along north facing shores will be 3 to 5 feet through Friday.

Surf along east facing shores will be 3 to 5 feet through Friday.

Outlook through Wednesday September 24: small swells will affect almost all shores through the forecast period. Small, short period northeast and northwest swells will continue through Saturday, and will be reinforced by another small northwest swell early next week. Declining south swell will be reinforced by a small long period south southwest swell 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.


COLLABORATIVE NEARSHORE SWELL AND WIND FORECAST FOR OAHU xml button
NWS/NCDDC HONOLULU HI

This collaborative forecast will be updated Monday through Friday at 300 pm when Pat Caldwell is available.

This collaborative forecast will resume on an undetermined date within about a month.

This forecast was produced through the collaborative efforts of NWS and NCDDC. Please send suggestions to w-hfo.webmaster@noaa.gov or call the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at 808-973-5275.

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