November 26, 2018 Surf ForecastNovember 26, 2018, 5:00 AM HST · Updated November 26, 5:00 AM 0 Comments
Outlook through Monday December 03: A long-duration high surf event with overlapping large northwest swells is expected through midweek along north and west facing shores. Warning level surf will peak today, then slowly fade through Wednesday. Expect the warning level surf to lower to advisory levels by Wednesday. A moderate to large north- northwest swell will be possible Friday and into the upcoming weekend. Surf will remain small along south and east facing shores.
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.
Surf: Double to triple overhead high NNW long period swell.
Conditions: Semi clean/textured in the morning with E winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 15-20mph.
Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.
Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.
Surf: Overhead high NNW extra long period swell with occasional double overhead high sets.
Conditions: Clean with E winds less than 5mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.
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