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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:37 am

Nick's just sour because he has to sit in the rain.

This Saturday/Sunday will be prime Perth conditions!

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:44 am

17 second period swells forecast there for Sunday. Can Perth beaches handle it?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:15 pm

It's onshore. That's about the only time we get swells broken up enough to be rideable. I surf more howling onshore days than offshore.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:35 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:44 am
17 second period swells forecast there for Sunday. Can Perth beaches handle it?
There's nothing to handle no matter how big the swell is. There's awesome coastal protection in WA due to the sunken offshore coastline. When a perfect 3m swell hits the offshore reefs it refracts in a fan shape up to nearly 90 degrees, this turns the 3m swell into 3' slop as the refracted waves meet each other head on.

Its a wonder to behold, I've watched that very scenario a few times from a light plane when flying to and from from Rottnest. Best swell size is under 1.5m and on a high tide so the swell can get over the reefs without too much interference.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:51 pm

Thud wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 am
Marg River cancelled due to Shark activity

How much could be written about this? Tons.
I'm giving up surfing, it's too frightening.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:53 pm

btw I've seen Scarborough when there's been a major bombing close range groundswell in the outer waters and it was 6' and closing out directly onto a sandbar about 40m offshore, with the biggest backwash in Human History. Incredible fun! but not to surf.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:02 pm

You were here during Marcus?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:03 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Thud wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 am
Marg River cancelled due to Shark activity

How much could be written about this? Tons.
I'm giving up surfing, it's too frightening.
What are you worried about?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:05 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:53 pm
btw I've seen Scarborough when there's been a major bombing close range groundswell in the outer waters and it was 6' and closing out directly onto a sandbar about 40m offshore, with the biggest backwash in Human History. Incredible fun! but not to surf.
Sounds like Bondi.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by saltman » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:52 am

Trev wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:03 pm
Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Thud wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 am
Marg River cancelled due to Shark activity

How much could be written about this? Tons.
I'm giving up surfing, it's too frightening.
What are you worried about?
You can only die once. :mrgreen:
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:13 am

South facing reef. Chest to head high lefts running all the way inside the point. High tide has killed it now. Young bloke snapped his ankle trying to land an air reverse. Ambos soon arriving.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:26 am

saltman wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:52 am
Trev wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:03 pm
Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Thud wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 am
Marg River cancelled due to Shark activity

How much could be written about this? Tons.
I'm giving up surfing, it's too frightening.
What are you worried about?
You can only die once. :mrgreen:
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:38 pm

Had the funnest surf this morning. Good banks. Snared an absolute screamer as soon as I paddled out. A fair amount of waves considering how crowded it was. Inside section sucked out and just kept going on the good ones.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by No Pants Lance » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:20 pm

I sat on the nth hill at 'bra watching piddly crumblers with my (former charger) client, MP like at Kirra's hill, just watching.

sucked out, eh?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:44 pm

Getting the hang of the Mctavish mal now. Had a great surf this morning in nice 3 foot glass, long rides. Just gotta keep reminding mqyself to look back at the tail to see where I am after pop up. Always too far forward, adjust back a bit and gold. Wishing I got a mal years ago.
Short board day tomorrow
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:19 pm

No Pants Lance wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:20 pm
I sat on the nth hill at 'bra watching piddly crumblers with my (former charger) client, MP like at Kirra's hill, just watching.

sucked out, eh?
Sucked in on your part I guess, Skip.
I'm sure Hatchie can scold you for looking at The Bra in those conditions.
Yes, Bondi has got some banks again finally.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:43 pm

Before the north wind it was clean and a semi close out peak up past the poles. The bombies were going gang busters but it wasn't getting into longy. Some ground swell left in the mix.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:01 am

marauding mullet wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:44 pm
Getting the hang of the Mctavish mal now. Had a great surf this morning in nice 3 foot glass, long rides. Just gotta keep reminding mqyself to look back at the tail to see where I am after pop up. Always too far forward, adjust back a bit and gold. Wishing I got a mal years ago.
Short board day tomorrow
Too far forwards?
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