Saturday, March 27, 2021

Saturday 3 27 21 morning call

Hookipa yesterday. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album.

6am Surfline significant buoy readings and discussion.
South shore
1.7ft @ 15s from 195° (SSW)


2ft @ 15s from 186° (S)

Small long period energy continues at the buoys. Check the Lahaina or Kihei webcams if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.

North shore
2.5ft @ 11s from 338° (NNW)


3.8ft @ 11s from 337° (NNW)
3.7ft @ 9s from 51° (ENE)
2.5ft @ 7s from 58° (ENE)
2.1ft @ 6s from 79° (ENE)

NNW energy came down quite a bit, so today the waves are going to be much smaller than they have been for the last few days. Home guess for Hookipa is around head high. Wind is not too strong at the moment, but it will gradually increase as the morning goes.

Graph and forecast of the significant wave height at Pauwela together with its energy spectrum from this PACIOOS page.

Wind map at noon. The other ones can be found here (click on animation of the 10 meter column).

Fetches map
(circles legend: red: direct aim, blue: angular spreading, black: blocked) from Windy.
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.

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