Hookipa yesterday morning.
Hookipa yesterday afternoon. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album.
The Japanese kids enjoying a sunset session up the coast.
6am Surfline significant buoy readings and discussion.
No southerly energy at the buoys. Check the Lahaina webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.
- 9ft, 9s, E 100º
- 3ft, 11s, NE 40º
- 10.4ft, 9s, ENE 70º
- 4.3ft, 11s, NNE 15º
- 5ft, 9s, NE 40º
- 3.2ft, 12s, N 355º
- 8.7ft, 9s, ENE 70º
- 6ft, 7s, E 85º
- 3.6ft, 11s, NNE 25º
NW energy still probably in the water, but small enough today to be overshadowed by the mounting easterly windswell. Home guess for Hookipa is around head and a half and blown out.
Below is the a snapshot from the Sunset Beach cam showing a NW set. First day of the waiting period for the Vans Pipe contest (not a WSL one). You can see from the list of the invitees that it's going to be a different format.
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):