Hookipa yesterday afternoon.
significant buoy readings and discussion.
No sign yet of the Tasman Sea swell predicted for the weekend, but still some small southerly energy at the buoys. Check the Lahaina
webcams if interested, for size, conditions and consistency. Not as clean as usual this morning, but with occasional decent size sets.
3.2ft @ 9s from 328° (NW)
4.5ft @ 8s from 68° (ENE)
NW energy disappeared everywhere but at Waimea (which is the most protected from the windswell). Home guess for Hookipa is waist to chest 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):