Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Tuesday 10 8 19 morning call

Another day of awesome waves on the north shore. Jimmie Hepp shot the surfers for a change, this is my pick out his gallery.

OneMoreFoto is still in France shooting barrels.

Beautiful sunrise shot by my friend Shantelle.

3am significant buoy readings and discussion.
South shore
1.2ft @ 13s from 192° (SSW)
0.8ft @ 16s from 208° (SSW)

1ft @ 16s from 218° (SW)

Small numbers at the buoys, waves should be small today. Check the Lahaina webcam before going.

North shore
4.4ft @ 11s from 17° (NNE)

7.1ft @ 10s from 348° (NNW)

4.7ft @ 12s from 356° (N)

4.3ft @ 12s from 353° (N)

As predicted, the swell turned N and peaked yesterday mid day at the N buoy (graph below). It should be declining locally throughout the day (even though Surfline has it bigger tomorrow), but the morning will still have good size and clean conditions. Yesterday I had a surf guide customer whom I took to an uncrowded north shore spot. It was so good, he hired me again today. Appointment is 6am at Honolua Bay (which was breaking already yesterday). I might post a report from there after the session.

Wind map at noon.

North Pacific has a small W fetch associated with Typhoon Hagibis.

South Pacific has a S fetch.

Morning sky.

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