Deflation continues and is causing subdued drama along the Waikupanaha lava entry shoreline.
Yet visitors to see the land being formed before their eyes are still excited by what they are witnessing.
Large but dropping surf:
900 AM HST WED DEC 9 2009
HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES
Surf along north facing shores will be 20 to 25 feet with locally higher sets on the outer reefs today, then lower to 14 to 18 feet on Thursday.
Surf along west facing shores will be 12 to 20 feet today, then lower to 8 to 12 feet on Thursday.
Surf along east facing shores will be 2 to 4 feet, except 6 to 8 feet along shores exposed to the northwest swell today, then lower to 2 to 4 with locally higher sets on Thursday.
Surf along south facing shores will be 1 to 3 feet through Thursday.
****The Eddie Aikau Quicksilver Surfing Competition was held yesterday in epic conditions. Read all about it here