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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:45 pm

I didn’t surf Langland but I’d imagine it was ok. and pretty clean. This is someone else’s pic from the morning https://www.instagram.com/p/CJWkNvKh1db ... _copy_link
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:05 pm

looks like fake news to me. I didn't see anything like that on any of the cam replays I got to load.

looks close to flat on the cam now.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:10 pm

Does it sting a bit that your bold ‘no surf’ call turned out to be a million miles from the mark? A clueless chump like iggy, nobody expects anything different, but you’re a professional forecaster
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:16 pm

quite the opposite actually.

Had to jump through a lot of hoops to establish that my call was correct: 5/8ths of fukall of that swell got into Wales.
And most of what did was either wrap or windswell.

Exactly the same as my personal experience while in England.

Massive Atlantic storms that were blocked by Ireland and UK got some miserable windswell.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:18 pm

Because I like you steve I’m gonna help you out. Here’s the swell forecast for llangennith to Saturday. Now, you might have worked out that it faces west, so to extrapolate to other beaches (tip: Langland faces south) you’re gonna have to use a bit of nouse

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:23 pm

this is a gold star performance

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:24 pm

we seem to be talking past each other.

there's an enormous fetch right now within 3-400 ks of you.

Exposed coasts in Morocco are 10-15ft.

Wales is puny.

So I'm trying to work out , of that little amount of surf you are getting from that massive fetch, is it mostly local windswell or wrap around the southern end of Ireland.

Could you hazard a guess?

Don't you local surfers know that?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:28 pm

Talking of tight swell windows and indifferent swell:

“The NSW coast is subject to a generally moderate wave climate predominantly from the south to south-east. Previous studies have found an average offshore significant wave height of between 1.5 to 1.6 m and average peak period of 9.4 to 9.7 s (Lord and Kulmar, 2000).”

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:28 pm

and yes, I know Llangennith has 4ft of winds swell right now.

you're being unnecessarily defensive when all I'm trying to do is understand a little more about your coast-line and how it behaves during these Atlantic storms.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Well you didn’t know that until I told you 5 minutes ago. Talking of wind swell, how’s that NSW ave peak period!? Looks pretty windswelly to me
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:37 pm

I can read Magic Seaweed with the best of them pal.

Average swell periods for the east coast of Aus are mostly low, but it's proximal fetches and consistency, along with a stack of good spots that make it such a consistent wave zone.
Along with a 180 degree swell window.

Anyhow, you don't seem interested in answering my (good faith) questions.

Maybe you just don't know?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:43 pm

Ooh you’re a rascal, steve shearer!
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:56 pm

:twisted:
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:01 pm

There’s a couple more shots of Langland yesterday if you’re interested. As I said, looked ok

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJXJJG1h3Fb ... _copy_link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJXHJ_MBbLx ... _copy_link
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:12 pm

Ok, that looks like something wrapped in around the bottom of Ireland.

Let me ask the question a different way: do you think that swell wrapped in around the bottom of Ireland?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:21 pm

This feels like a trap, steve
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:25 pm

godsavethequeen wrote:
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clueless
https://youtu.be/y5ePxFSHjv0
Surfing at Langland Bay, Gower Peninsula, Wales
https://youtu.be/y5ePxFSHjv0
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:25 pm

Those waves look perfect for a McCoy.

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