400 PM HST Mon Dec 22 2014
...High surf warning for north and west facing shores...
Surf along north facing shores will be to 20 to 25 feet tonight...
lowering to 14 to 18 feet Tuesday.
Surf along west facing shores will be 15 to 20 ft tonight...lowering
to 8 to 12 feet Tuesday.
Surf along east facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet tonight...rising
to 3 to 5 feet...with locally 6 to 8 feet in exposed shorelines on
Surf along south facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet
tonight...lowering to 1 to 3 feet.
Outlook through Sunday December 28:
the current northwest swell will gradually lower through
midweek...while coming from a more north northwesterly direction.
Another moderate to large northwest swell is expected to arrive
Friday night. Surf will be small along south facing shores through
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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