Saturday, May 27, 2023

Saturday 5 27 23 morning call

Kanaha yesterday.

Slightly different conditions in Fiji, where the competitors of the IWT/PWA windsurfing contest are warming up for the upcoming contest. Finals day will be streamed on the IWT Wave Tour youtube page. This is Antoine Martin, frame grab from a video of Jace Panebianco.

5am Surfline significant buoy readings and discussion.

South shore

    • 1.8ft
      , 14s, SW 215º


    • 1.9ft
      , 13s, SSW 210º

Small Tasman Sea energy continues at the buoys. Check the Lahaina webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.

North shore


    • 3.7ft
      , 8s, NE 50º
    • 2.9ft
      , 5s, NE 55º

Only easterly windswell on the north shore also today. Home guess for Hookipa is waist high. Bigger on eastern exposures.

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):

Morning sky.

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