Below is a collection of photos from yesterday on the Lahaina side. The day started with a wonderful light rain that kept the wind at bay longer than usual.
Ashley and her family scored. And I scored right after them.
We're already in the phase of "what, there's still waves on the south shore? I thought the swell was gone!". Don't think, check the webcam instead.
Love the waves caused by the strong offshores in the lip line of the wave out the back.
Back on the north shore.
I don't mind taking photos all around the island, because you can easily run into unexpected beauty like this (no filters).
significant buoy readings and discussion.
2.1ft @ 14s from 172° (S)
Couple of feet 14s leftover of southerly energy, we'll take them.Check the Lahaina webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.
6.9ft @ 9s from 60° (ENE)
ENE windswell is still up and will continue to be so for several days ahead. Home guess for Hookipa is chest to shoulder high and sloppy. Bigger on eastern exposures.
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, yellow: possibly over the ice sheet) 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):