Autumn

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Re: Autumn

Post by saltman » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:23 pm

steve shearer wrote:Salts just curious, but seeing as autumn is one of the best times of the year here why book a trip this time of the year?

why not go in October, for eg, when Indo is pumping and it's sheer misery here.
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Return for $260 each and so booked em 10 months ago
Any primo waves are a bonus Looks like a good long period swell hitting the chain around 13th


Have another trip booked in August
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Re: Autumn

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:39 pm

if that latest 4-day synoptic comes off.

it's gonna be pretty sizey.
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Re: Autumn

Post by steve shearer » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:52 pm

Affirmative.

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Re: Autumn

Post by steve shearer » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:53 pm

This could not be a better start to autumn.
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Re: Autumn

Post by steve shearer » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:53 pm

Except for the 20 kilo Spanish mackerel I lost off the stones yesterday.
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Re: Autumn

Post by Drailed » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:59 pm

Bet you wished I was with you to pull that bad boy in Steve.
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Re: Autumn

Post by alakaboo » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:37 pm

Tip o' the hat, loof.

I'll be camping down your way on the weekend, Steve.
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Re: Autumn

Post by batoes » Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:02 pm

It looked amazing today - SW winds and plenty of lines - wished i could have got out.
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Re: Autumn

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:01 am

Thursday and Friday are shaping up to look pretty nuts. 6-8 foot of SE/ESE swell. Must be due for some sick leave.
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Re: Autumn

Post by steve shearer » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:39 am

you got some slack to play with Iggs......looks like a great week of surf.

I've surfed every day since autumn started. Been insane fun waves.
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Re: Autumn

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:42 am

Yep. Will take either the Thursday or Friday off. Will decide by Tuesday based on the forecast. There'll be lots of options down south based on the looks of the forecast.
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Re: Autumn

Post by batoes » Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:02 am

Hatchnam wrote:Yep. Will take either the Thursday or Friday off. Will decide by Tuesday based on the forecast. There'll be lots of options down south based on the looks of the forecast.
Thinking the same thing. Missed all weekend and can't surf early this week - i'm not missing this swell or these conditions.
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Re: Autumn

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:06 pm

will give get to give this 6'10 puppy it's first run in the 6foot plus region. based on how it went on saturday (cutting like a scalpel through bumpy double overhead peaks) it should eat it up no probs.

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Re: Autumn

Post by steve shearer » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:15 pm

Autumn has started beautifully. March has been ultra consistent.
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Re: Autumn

Post by saltman » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:08 pm

I'm Back. And so are the northerlies by the looks
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Re: Autumn

Post by tonks » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:53 pm

Hate to rain on everyone's parade... but El Nino is just around the corner...

http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/enso/#tabs=Outlooks

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Re: Autumn

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:56 am

saltman wrote:I'm Back. And so are the northerlies by the looks
you arsehole.

it's been divine in your absence.
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Re: Autumn

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:00 am

tonks wrote:Hate to rain on everyone's parade... but El Nino is just around the corner...

http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/enso/#tabs=Outlooks

the last one we had when it went for 7 odd years back at the start of this century ... i still remember all kinds of waves. the drought was terrible and had a massive impact on general life, for sure. but wave-wise i still remember a number of full blown swells.

eg: that damon harvey 8-foot wave from outside snapper to little groyne kirra happened bang in the middle of it.
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