Hookipa yesterday afternoon. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album.
significant buoy readings and discussion.
No southerly energy at the buoys (but it could be hidden by the WNW swell). Check the Lahaina or Kihei webcams if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.
5.9ft @ 14s from 300° (WNW)
4.5ft @ 14s from 317° (NW)
Below is the graph of Pauwela showing that the WNW swell (light blue line) peaked yesterday. Today and tomorrow it should be on a slow decline. Home guess for Hookipa is around head and a third and some wind.
Forecast and energy spectrum of Pauwela 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):