Meanwhile, at Hookipa the conditions were quite radical with big waves and very strong wind. Casey Hauser found a diamond in the rough in this photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery.
4am significant buoy readings
No indication of southerly energy at the buoys, the Surfline forecast calls for 0.6f 15s starting at 2pm and very slowly increasing throughout the next few days.
6.4ft @ 12s from 330° (NW)
6.7ft @ 13s from 319° (NW)
Underneath the black line, there's the individually sorted swell events and that's what you want to know in order to correctly make your call.
Check the forecast now. Today the NW ground swell (red line) is predicted to go down quite quickly, while the easterly windswell (purple line) is on the rise.
Wind map at noon shows strong easterly trades.
North Pacific shows a WNW and a NW fetches and a windswell one.
South Pacific doesn't show anything of relevance.