Before that, I searched for decent waves and the only place that had some occasional ones was Honolua. But even though the picture below might look good, it was really a 1.5 for the Bay and I preferred to save my energies for the downwinder.
Even earlier in the morning, I stopped by the harbor. This looks like a grueling workout by Connor Baxter and his buddy.
5am significant buoy readings
3.3ft @ 15s from 280° (W)
We launched at Keawakapu beach yesterday and we had to time it the lack of sets that occasionally reached up to head high. No idea if the surf spots were working, plus it was windy, but there were definitely 17s waves in Kihei yesterday and I guess today there will be 15s ones. Lahaina side, Ukumehame included, was ankle high.
4.8ft @ 14s from 321° (NW)
12.2ft @ 11s from 11° (NNE)
6.4ft @ 13s from 316° (NW)
7.9ft @ 11s from 16° (NNE)
Wind map at noon proposes a more favorable direction for the wind/kite surfers.
North Pacific's strong low in the NW corner has moved north and today it only offers a small WNW fetch. I forgot to circle the local NNE one, which has been in place for something like 4-5 days now.
South Pacific has a decent deep south fetch.