3am significant buoy readings
2.7ft @ 10s from 205° (SSW)
2.4ft @ 8s from 173° (S)
1.5ft 18s at Lanai is a wonderful number which hopefully will produce more fun size waves to ride today, but don't forget that the source of this swell was in the Tasman Sea, so it's intrinsically inconsistent. Below is the collage of the maps of May 11, 12 and 13 to illustrate the point.
There's still 1.5ft 11s leftovers of the incredibly resilient south swell that blessed us for the whole last week and I don't know where the 8s energy comes from, I only hope (and think) it won't bother too much the lineups. Check the webcam before going.
3.4ft @ 10s from 325° (NW)
3ft @ 11s from 313° (NW)
2.6ft @ 11s from 312° (NW)
4ft @ 7s from 48° (NE)
New NW swell arrived at all the buoys (the NW swell registered a max of 4.5ft 10s yesterday), so there will be NW waves at Hookipa all day in addition to the NE windswell. Nothing to be particularly excited about, the windsurfers will enjoy them more than the surfers I think. Should be around head high.
Wind map at noon.
North Pacific still not producing much.
South Pacific in full swing instead. Unfortunately the strongest fetch (blue circle) is oriented towards the Americas, but we'll get some angular spreading.