Saturday, May 18, 2024

Saturday 5 18 24 morning call

Hookipa yesterday.

5am Surfline significant buoy readings and discussion. South shore
      • 4.2ft
        , 13s, SW 225º
      • 1.7ft
        , 14s, SSW 195º

      • 2.6ft
        , 14s, SSW 200º
      • 1.5ft
        , 17s, S 190º
      • 1.7ft
        , 13s, SW 225º

Lots of southerly energy at the buoys. Check the Kihei webcam if interested, for size, conditions and consistency.

North shore


            • 3ft
              , 9s, NW 310º


    • 3.6ft
      , 10s, NW 325º


            • 1.2ft
              , 13s, NW 305º
            • 1.3ft
              , 11s, NNW 330º


            • 4.4ft
              , 8s, ENE 75º
            • 2.4ft
              , 11s, NNW 335º
            • 3.5ft
              , 4s, E 85º

Medium period NW swell peaked yesterday and today is a lot smaller at the buoys. Home guess for Hookipa is around chest to head high with a declining trend.

 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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