Some more images from Tuesday. OneMoreFoto posted this amazing image of Randy Welch at the Bay, specifying that he made it all the way.
John Patao went to shoot Jaws instead. This is my 18 year old neighbor Ty Simpon-Kane.
I took this shot at Kanaha yesterday where there still were plenty big sets (over mast high).
Jason Hall took this photo of Donavon ripping at the harbor. Maui is a true paradise if you practice more than one water sport: such amazing variety on offer on a daily basis.
significant buoy readings and discussion.
No southerly energy at Barbers. Check the Lahaina webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency. It's possible that today there will be a bit of northerly energy wrap in the Lahaina area (and even more on the upper west side) and that looks like one of those waves.
6.8ft @ 11s from 8° (N)
8.6ft @ 12s from 351° (N)
6.1ft @ 13s from 349° (NNW)
5.7ft @ 13s from 345° (NNW)
NW swell slowly tapering down and turning more north at the upstream buoys. Home guess for Hookipa is double ovehead with a bit of wind.
Forecast 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):