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by Nick Carroll
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

well OK it's getting more realer now

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the longtard must be shitting himself.
by Nick Carroll
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20282
Views: 1989386

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Strong powering 5' plus rendered a bit groggy by backwash energy, fading to 3-4' later in the afternoon as the wind turned NNE. Beautiful afternoon though, wow.
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

That looks serious Nick. Where's it for? Dimensions? see foamy's re-post above. It's for where fcuken ever. Germans? Various other bombies? Down south? Maybe big Cloudbreak. Just for sorta round here though. Didnt Shearer have one of those for 4ft Cloudbreak What do I care drained. The Longtard has...
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Cranked wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:57 pm

That looks serious Nick. Where's it for? Dimensions?
see foamy's re-post above. It's for where fcuken ever. Germans? Various other bombies? Down south? Maybe big Cloudbreak. Just for sorta round here though.
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

this isn't about you hatchnam. This is about drailed. ha ha my spell check tried to change it to "drained"
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I'll even lend you my new board

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hang on no I won't.
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

my god this site is a Kook Haven isn't it

I mean drailed stand up for god's sake.
by Nick Carroll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

just to drop the fcuken hammer again I've been on a transition surf movie bender and that seq of MP at Kirra on Morning of the Earth is still a complete jaw dropper. Go to 43min and something on here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak-ZsABf3lc&feature=share Like four years before this was shot, pret...
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

But it’s a way the fcuk out there prog so it doesn’t count yet.
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Like - look at the wind band east of the low. 35-knot winds blowing across a fetch maybe 700nm long and similarly wide. Remember this fetch has been moving toward the Aust coast for five days. The swell generated by such winds would have a top end period of 17 seconds and be anywhere from 10-12’ in ...
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

No wind band like the one illustrated by that weather map would deliver bugger all.
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

his new nickname will be Two Rope Trev.
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

but if you're trying to rescue trev during this approaching swell event, don't do the surfboard roll-on technique, just wave for the jet ski

Because it's gonna take the two rope method as espoused by NPL above
by Nick Carroll
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I dislike looking at long range charts, it's like being a little kid before Christmas hoping you'll get what you asked for Here's a LR chart for late February https://i.postimg.cc/WpZZ2yRN/Screen-Shot-2019-02-12-at-1-21-00-pm.png This low is a redeveloped tropical cyclone that is progged to begin wa...
by Nick Carroll
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5315
Views: 462428

Re: Just general surfing stuff

by Nick Carroll
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20282
Views: 1989386

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Whew so much surfing today! The swell backed down quickly in the arvo but still a heap of fun lil waves. I switched up to more solid wave boards for the first time this year, 6’0” channel and 5’11” MC round pin, really felt good to contact some speed and put some pressure on
by Nick Carroll
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20282
Views: 1989386

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Solid 4-6’ se groundswell plus othere elements, SSW wind. Halle fcuken luljah.
by Nick Carroll
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20282
Views: 1989386

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Well spotted. I could address the context......paradoxically.....Attempting to make it more personal by leaving out the first person singular. Of course I'm not alone in this. However the lack of hyperbole does set it apart. An exercise in understatement while hopefully conveying the pleasure I exp...