Morning Paddling!!

The last two days were so windy.  The swell is backing off but the wind is still with us.  The wind is a very good thing…..we couldn’t survive without it…… but it’s been so unpredictable lately.  This morning I tried the early morning strategy and walked from the beach instead of coming home.  The ocean wasn’t calm and still an occasional set of waves were breaking on shore.  I watched it for awhile anf just about the time I decided I wasn’t going out….. It all backed off and it got really nice!   That was 8:30 a.m. and I grabbed my board and out I went!  It was still bumpy but it was beautiful.  It stayed nice for about forty minutes tops!  At least I got out there.  My swim was nice although the water visibility is still poor.  These south swells really mess up the conditions.  Soon after my swim….. It all got funky again.  I was glad I was done because the wind was starting to kick up with white caps just waiting to roar in!  Now it’s very funky out and overcast too…..

About wildwahinepaddler

I have been happily living on Maui for the past twenty-three years. I have been stand up paddling for over five years. I am married to Bob; have three grown children, five grandchildren,( two grandsons and three grand daughters.) I live in Kihei, on the South shore of Maui, right up the street from Kamaole Beach Park I. I paddle from Kam I almost every morning. I love living the island life and I love sharing my paddling adventures! Come join me! Maui No Ka Oi!
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