Normally I use the last week of the year to ask for donations to show the appreciation for the 2019 season of the MSR blog. This year I'll be off the island in that week, so I'll do it now.
This is Annie Reichart in a photo by Richard Hallman. Obviously, not taken yesterday.
No southerly energy at the buoys, check the Lahaina webcam.
10ft @ 9s from 50° (NE)
Pauwela's readings is what's in the water, plenty energy from the N and the NE, the problem is the strong wind. Seek sheltered places.
Wind map at noon
High Tide High Tide Low Tide Low Tide Sunrise Sunset
North Pacific has a new small NW fetch and the windswell one. The one circled in blue is now oriented towards the mainland, but we should get some angular spreading.
Nice strong fetch in the Tasman Sea is unfortunately blocked by New Zealand.