Hawaii: Thursday January 10, 2008

12 Jan 2008 0 Share

That’s a serious foam explosion to be paddling out into.

That’s a serious foam explosion to be paddling out into.

Third Reef set looming wide in the background.

Third Reef set looming wide in the background.

Pity Pipe didn’t deliver any of this magic during the masters waiting period.

Pity Pipe didn’t deliver any of this magic during the masters waiting period.

Big perfect Pipe on Thursday Jan 10/08.

Big perfect Pipe on Thursday Jan 10/08.

A solid swell hit Hawaii on Thursday. The swell peaked in the early hours of the morning( at 3.00 AM, Thurs morn their time). Waimea Bay was working with waves on a couple of sets reaching up to 20ft (Hawaiian) coming from the north west.

Waves were breaking at third reef and maxing out at Pipeline. Some crew tried to paddle out in the afternoon but both the current and wave size made it extremely difficult, near impossible even.

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