The big NE swell this weekend

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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:58 pm

The swell was significant enough to do this at Dolls Point, deep inside Botany Bay.

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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by BA » Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:47 pm

Stopped at South Narrabeen and watched some guys taking on some heaving 8ft barrels breaking real close to the beach. Had a real Pipeline feel about it. The beatings they got were also very Pipeliney.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Wubic Pig » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:40 pm

Pulled in at my local after work just before dark. Perfect sand gone. Washed out to sea :cry:
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by alakaboo » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:47 pm

Work?




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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by steve shearer » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:47 pm

gunna be a long hangover
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by alakaboo » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:50 pm

Iggy I've surfed a little bit further round from that, near the sailing club.

It was knee high and I was on a windsurfer one design, like a big heavy log with a sail for powering onto the waves.

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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Wubic Pig » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:00 pm

alakaboo wrote:Work?




Can I get another kilo of beans?
Yes I know work is conduct unbecoming of a Gentleman such as myself. Tuesday is my day at the roastery. On the way tomorrow
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by batoes » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:10 pm

Been stuck at work late for two days and have been crawling around the southern tips of the Illawarra but haven't found anything that really looked awesome. Shallows was working, but packed out. Redsands looked unpredictable - I saw a boogey swallowed by an absolute monster this afternoon. He was held down a long time. Windang looked hit and miss. Sharkies was a paddle fest. Mystics was a giant closeout.

Then a mate sent me some footage of Garie from Monday - it had a left running like a perfect point. Incredible.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:27 pm

Was anyone surfing Garie ?
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:30 pm

alakaboo wrote:Iggy I've surfed a little bit further round from that, near the sailing club.

It was knee high and I was on a windsurfer one design, like a big heavy log with a sail for powering onto the waves.
Yeah I've seen pics of it breaking. Down towards the mouth of the Georges river on an outgoing tide. A lefthander. It probably would've been breaking on Monday. I was almost tempted to go check it out of curiosity and get a photo, but was too amped to just hit the road south.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by batoes » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:39 pm

Hatchnam wrote:Was anyone surfing Garie ?
Yep and again today - although today wasn't nearly as good apparently. There was a bit of mix in the swell today.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Over55yrs » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:42 pm

Checked out Manly this afternoon and as big and clean as I have ever seen it up near Queenscliff. No tow ins and guys were able to make the paddle out. Just awesome to watch.

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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Wyre » Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:41 pm

batoes wrote:
Hatchnam wrote:Was anyone surfing Garie ?
Yep and again today - although today wasn't nearly as good apparently. There was a bit of mix in the swell today.
I was very tempted but time constraints left me surfing smoking Thommos yesterday and today. Today was more east, not as big but a little more potential for copping a couple on the head.

Some big sneaker sets still coming through! Big enough for me, that's for sure.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by foamy » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:03 am

Magic Seaweed have a good photo of the Ox on what, I assume, was the biggest day. The rock off must have been nuts, never mind the paddling about and the wave riding bit.

http://magicseaweed.com/photo/356054/al ... 5412dfc7b/

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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:44 am

steve shearer wrote:gunna be a long hangover

Yeah. The truth.

Things on Monday and Tuesday didn't look so bad. But today the constant pounding on that outside bank is really starting to show across the road from me.

The local point is section'ing into deep holes all over the place too.

Loooong hangover, this one.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by steve shearer » Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:07 am

foamy wrote:Magic Seaweed have a good photo of the Ox on what, I assume, was the biggest day. The rock off must have been nuts, never mind the paddling about and the wave riding bit.

http://magicseaweed.com/photo/356054/al ... 5412dfc7b/

I wore every one of those on the head at some point. it was fcuking nuts.
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by Drailed » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:50 am

Where do you rock off when its like that Steve?
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Re: The big NE swell this weekend

Post by steve shearer » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:57 am

same spot.
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