Hookipa mid afternoon. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album.
Hookipa late afternoon.
significant buoy readings and discussion.
No southerly energy at Barbers, check the Lahaina webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.
11.2ft @ 12s from 316° (NW)
5.6ft @ 14s from 328° (NW)
2.4ft @ 8s from 70° (ENE)
The upstream buoys show an increase in the size of the NW swell that should start happening mid morning locally. Home guess for Hookipa is head and half to occasionally double to start the day with, building to double plus throughout the day.
Below is the already posted collage of the maps of Nov 18 through 22 that show the many different fetches that happened in those days and of which we're now receiving the energy.
Forecast of Pauwela from this PACIOOS page.
Wind map at noon. The other ones can be found here.
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):