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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:48 pm

Waves were really really good today. Clean till 2pm and solid mixture of ESE and ENE. Then surged later into a bit bigger and more direct. NE wind wrecked it a bit though

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:17 pm

Ulus was a mess this morning at 6am, onshore and raining. Checked again at 9am and it was glassy with the swell still hanging in there at 1-2' with an occasional 3'.

I hot footed it out there with my 6'1 and surfed by myself for an hour at spot 1 before 2 others joined me. Again no hassles, no-one joined us for another hour and it got better as the tide dropped. By 11:30am it was crowded so I paddled in.

Onshore again in the afternoon with a dropping swell so didn't bother going out again.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:24 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:48 pm
Waves were really really good today. Clean till 2pm and solid mixture of ESE and ENE. Then surged later into a bit bigger and more direct. NE wind wrecked it a bit though
Was surprisingly sizy this morning
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:00 pm

Went for a run....should have chucked the board in. Saw someone get a barrelling right as I pulled up. Very rare indeed. Saw someone get a coverup on a left while I was running. Saw heaps of smack downs plus one broken board....plus a euro backpacker with the best set of tits I've seen in a long while frolicking in the surf....and that's saying something at Bondi.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:51 am

Paddled out on Thursday arvo late after debating the situation. I did get one miserable wave and managed to avoid being run over or running over someone.

I was telling someone about it yesterday and realised I'm Fcuking crazy thinking I would snare a wave with 150 people in the water and onshore conditions. Particularly when half of them were learners. Guess Im an eternal optimist.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by BA » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:27 pm

Up the beaches. Water crystal clear, bath warm, minimal crowds, and a fun swell.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:02 pm

Temples as usual, twice. Glassy when I checked it, onshore when I got out. No other takers

Glassy in the arvo. Two of us surfed hollow waves 1-2', breaking in less than 1' of water. Tide dropped further, too low for me after 2 hours - shitty walk in over the reef
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:19 pm

Great looking swell. Drove down to Bondi as a solid set closed out the full length of the beach. Went out at Bronte but there were too many close outs as well.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:27 pm

jesus christ

beautiful waves all over the fcuken place, the NE kinda ruining it but there are protected locations

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by channels » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:48 pm

Long Reef, really fuschia good this morning. And crowd was pretty limited so plenty of waves to go around.

Wind took the gloss off it around midday.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:25 pm

but then it went away!

but then the swell dropped!

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:26 pm

Late session. Left reef point south of Sydney. Thumpy head and a half high plus.

Surfed the 6’4 rounded pin single. Felt smooth, held in tight.

Took a couple of the sets, but they were mostly buckling back in on themselves due to the straight south swell. It needs east.

The smaller waves in between had a much better shape, constant bowl with a longer run so picked off a bunch of them.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Wyre » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:32 pm

I don't think ol' Sharkies has looked as good as it did today in months. Years, even. Perfect. Biggest and best spot on the coal coast I reckon! I had to take my boy to a 6 year old birthday party there. Took my board.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beerfan » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:55 am

The farm on a hot Sunday morning with thousands of others. Was some OK waves about but very heavy traffic. Best ones were on the inside when teaching Mrs Beerfan, no dodging people required. Went out the back when she'd had enough but gave up after a longboarder speared it right in front of me and just body bashed with the kids.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:26 pm

Checked the surf at 6am, 1-2' max, went home to wait for the reef to get a little water over it.

Back at 8am 2-3' glass, fast and hollow. 10 out, increasing to about 20 by 10am.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by black duck » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:42 pm

had a body surf at newcastle beach today. It's somewhat like the bondi of Newcastle geographically i guess. There was a sum total of 20 guys spread over 4 different peaks, both reefs and sand banks. Lovely little 2 ft swell and offshore. Felt like Bondi 40 years ago, but better.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by bomboraa » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:50 pm

Cranked wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:02 pm
Temples as usual, twice. Glassy when I checked it, onshore when I got out. No other takers

Glassy in the arvo. Two of us surfed hollow waves 1-2', breaking in less than 1' of water. Tide dropped further, too low for me after 2 hours - shitty walk in over the reef
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by batoes » Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:16 pm

Beerfan wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:55 am
The farm on a hot Sunday morning with thousands of others. Was some OK waves about but very heavy traffic. Best ones were on the inside when teaching Mrs Beerfan, no dodging people required. Went out the back when she'd had enough but gave up after a longboarder speared it right in front of me and just body bashed with the kids.
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