Shortboard and longboard sessions for me yesterday, both at Hookipa and both with pretty good waves. This is a shot from the morning, I actually liked the sunset glass-off better.
5am significant buoy readings
No indication of southerly energy at the buoys and the Surfline forecast confirms that.
Yesterday the Kona got strong exactly at 9am as the model predicted. But it didn't do those direction switches later in the day. This is the 7am map that shows excellent wind conditions everywhere.
Wind map at noon shows the Kona squeezing in the valley and blowing sideoff on the north shore.
North Pacific shows the strong fetch producing the weekend swell. On the right map I highlighted the direction range which will be 290-310 and that gets partially blocked in Maui.
South Pacific shows a wide but weak fetch in the Tasman Sea.