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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Tue May 05, 2015 5:26 pm

Magic Seaweed have a page on measuring wave height.
They reckon there were surfers calling this day 4 foot. Happily, there are no wrong answers.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Tue May 05, 2015 8:20 pm

Wave heights are such a dick measuring comp.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Wed May 06, 2015 7:20 am

How do you guys measure dicks?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by andy2476 » Wed May 06, 2015 7:24 am

Usually with a Rabbitohs scarf
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed May 06, 2015 7:33 am

The Mighty Sunbird wrote:How do you guys measure dicks?

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With a sundial ...
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by andy2476 » Wed May 06, 2015 8:46 am

Would you like to eat my scarf too?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed May 06, 2015 9:18 am

what about horse?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Tue May 19, 2015 1:03 pm

From Coastalwatch, good story from Tom Carroll about being 12 years old and being unexpectedly tasked with taking MP surfing.

http://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/143 ... om-carroll

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Tue May 19, 2015 2:31 pm

That's more like a solid six to eight foot.
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Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Tue May 19, 2015 3:06 pm

Solid from the Iggy Solidity Scale?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun May 24, 2015 9:32 am

Some questions on Tassie.

Planning a trip there in October. Mix of surfing and nature/sightseeing.

Board size is limited to 6'0 only as Jetstar only allow for 6'2 incl. board bag. - therefore board size dictating a viable upper-limit of wave size as being a stormy/shifty 5-6 ft, or super-clean-and-orderly 6-8ft, then right down to 1 ft peelers.

Will surf either/all sides of the island, as I'll hire a campervan.

So. Given the upper reaches of wave size I'll be able to tackle, and the season (spring) - where are the "must surf" or "keep a watch on" spots that I should be focusing on. ?

(( Yes, the fun is in discovering for yourself and all that - but I've only got a week, so I don't want to waste time scoping out the whole island either. ))

Also, the "must sees" for natural beauty etc. ?

Any help appreciated.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun May 24, 2015 9:36 am

Was supposed to be in Tassie this weekend but had to go to a funeral. Put off till November. Too cold for me unless perfect and with a 3-4ml wetsuit boots and hood.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Sun May 24, 2015 12:43 pm

Hatchnam, maybe you could put your enquiry in Ask Braithy.

http://forum.realsurf.com/forum/viewtop ... &start=234

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun May 24, 2015 1:11 pm

Good idea . Done
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Sun May 24, 2015 1:14 pm

Braithy will be your best bet, but we went there a couple of years back. Just tourist stuff. Absolutely beautiful place. Obvious stuff. Cradle Mountain (walk around the lake). Freycinet Peninsula. Great beaches, not just Wineglass Bay. Stanley. Port Arthur area. Do the night tour.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Sun May 24, 2015 1:17 pm

Oh, and fish and chips at Dunalley. A must do.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun May 24, 2015 1:23 pm

Thanks . What's the water temp like in comparison to vic ?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Sun May 24, 2015 1:43 pm

Pretty much the same. More wind chill though.
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