Monday, February 01, 2021

Monday 2 1 21 morning call

Hookipa yesterday. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album.

5am significant buoy readings and discussion.
South shore
1.5ft @ 15s from 211° (SW)

1.3ft @ 16s from 207° (SSW)

Small long period SW energy at the buoys. Below are the maps of Jan 23 though 25 that show the fetch that I identified as the only possible source for it. Quite unimpressive, I don't think there's going to be much, but it shouldn't be flat. Unfortunately the Lahaina cam is still down, so we don't have a confirmation of that.

North shore
3.1ft @ 12s from 338° (NNW)


5ft @ 8s from 75° (ENE)
3.5ft @ 12s from 343° (NNW)

Declining NNW energy is in our waters together with a much smaller windswell (compared to the last few days). The second half of January has been one of the windiest I can remember. Now we have a front approaching and a XL swell on the way, so it seems that February will start with the right foot. Surfing conditions should be finally good again until the wind turns NW after the front.
Home guess for Hookipa is head high and relatively clean in the early morning.

Wind map at noon
.The other ones can be found at link n.-2 of GP's meteo websites list in the right column (click on animation of the 10 meter column).


Fetches map
(circles legend: red: direct aim, blue: angular spreading, black: blocked).
North Pacific (about 4 days travel time from the NW corner of the North Pacific):

South Pacific (about 7 days travel time from east/west of New Zealand):

Morning sky.

1 comment:

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