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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:44 pm

RickyG wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:23 pm
^^ Yeah thanks. It's actually coming up to a year ago things started going badly downhill, and didn't let up for about 4 months. I'm determined not to let it happen again
Good to hear Ricky, you seem like a nice guy and I hope you get the better of it.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:12 pm

RickyG wrote:
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Tuncurry breakwall huh! How do you like your sharks Ricky.??
Interesting you mention that. I was out there again this morning (lumpy and wind-affected). A couple of locals pointed out a chopper off to the north buzzing around. 'That's the shark-spotter'. There was a heap of birds and dolphins having a feast on bait fish out the back, and with the chopper hanging around I decided to head in, wondering how they communicate if they spot a shark. As I was walking through the dunes the chopper came right down and they announced on a speaker that there was shark in the river (I'd be surprised if there wasn't).

Even better I was there with my son this afternoon pushing him onto a few waves on my longboard. Probably should have gone elsewhere :lol:
For me one time they got my attention by coming in about 40m above me, one guy leaning right out of the side door obviously screaming "get the fcuk out of there" and gesticulating wildly to let me know there was a shark about 30m from me (newspapers said 3.1m great white). The shark had been tracking over to me from about 500m away.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:56 am

RickyG wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:23 pm
^^ Yeah thanks. It's actually coming up to a year ago things started going badly downhill, and didn't let up for about 4 months. I'm determined not to let it happen again
good to hear, mate.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by BA » Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:08 am

Nice one Ricky, glad you're ok.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:57 pm

Had a paddle at The Bra. Nice conditions for the midlength/ minimal.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by batoes » Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:17 pm

Beanpole wrote:
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Had a paddle at The Bra. Nice conditions for the midlength/ minimal.
This. Perfect little peelers for the midlength this morn - i had a ball.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:34 pm

Looking forward to hunting out some banks the next decent swell/wind combo. These northerlies look like they've been shifting heaps of sand around here.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by saltman » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:05 pm

About time
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by brendo » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:07 pm

buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:34 pm
Looking forward to hunting out some banks the next decent swell/wind combo. These northerlies look like they've been shifting heaps of sand around here.
try 30mins south. especially in summer when its ne swell sw/s winds :wink:

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:31 pm

You must be a leadfoot, brendo. :)
They have had good sand for quite some time though. Always a fun trip. It's been mostly shit here since the debbie floods.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:36 pm

Disagree Buddy......been plenty of good sand over winter.

it's shoddier now than it has been for a while...those northerlies are mostly shitt for sandbanks.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:44 pm

I'm referring to the 3.5km of beach that is exposed to Sth swell. Had it's moments, but mostly been a shambles.
When the banks are good on that stretch, then between your joint and here, there's good waves to be had just about everyday.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:24 pm

yeah, but that isn't the only stretch that picks up S swell....it's just the biggest.

few other corners and coves that have been making beautiful music with it over winter.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:31 pm

Yeh, I know. I have been driving too. But when I said 'around here' that's what I was talking about.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:04 pm

Bondi....swell swing right around to the south overnight. A bit onshore but worth a paddle. Waters cold.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by channels » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:29 pm

I'm in Noosa. These northerly winds could drive a man insane.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:44 pm

You've got to turn your back on it this time of year.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:48 pm

Spring sucks I reckon. You can get surf but it's usually windy and cold. Got a cramp today. Haven't had one since this time last year.

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