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post #12 of Old 02-09-2012
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Nasty

Do you have any updates?
Last couple days a cold front has passed through which gave the unusally high velocity northwest wind direction. Today winds will beome lighter trades (north east) but the large north swell will continue for the next several days, although slightly smaller. Then Monday anther big 20 foot swell coming in from Alaska, but with normal trade winds. Note that a 20 foot open ocean swell generally makes a 40 foot wave face when it breaks on shore. These are the same wave trains that Washington and Oregon get.
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http://mauinews.com/page/content.det...re.html?nav=10

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