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Your exclusive SNN Observations for Monday 12/9/13
Scattered to broken clouds and trades starting to return. A light 5-15mph Easterly trade flow with chance of seabreeze mix. NW reinforcemnt showing on buoys with rising surf to 4-6' later. The old NNW declining. Pipe Masters on HOLD today. Next call tomorrow morning with a likely go. But we also have an insane 8-12' WNW filling Friday. So they may opt to finish last 2 days on that.
NORTH: new NW showing 4-6' for top spots at 15 seconds. Old 2-4' N-NW swell is on the way down with smooth & clean conditions with some lite onshores. West: Makaha up and rising on new NW at 2-3+. Also mixing with the dropping on N-NW, and 1-3; onshore bumpiness. Town Side: Ala Moana, Kaisers, Kewalos are rising on a new S-SW, buoys showing 1.2' at 16 seconds, currently 1-1.5', building to 2-2.5' midday; lite onshore conditions. Diamond Head: Rising on a new S-SW 1-2'+ with lite bumpiness and onshores. SANDYS: Holding north wrap and the East swell and at 1-2' occas 3' with good conditions & light winds. Waves all the way from Half Point to the shorepound with fun sand bars. East: Makapu'u: Holding on north wrap, some easing E swell at 1-2' occas 3' on the right nice lines & clean!
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