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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:58 pm

From my experience their guesses at period align more closely with Tpeak (Tp1) which is currently nudging 15 secs. Swell size is way off though.

This is the comparison I’ve been urging you to make steve. I don’t care if they’re right or wrong just that you compare apples with apples

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:02 pm

wtf are you all on about. Look at you.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by godsavethequeen » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:09 pm

Tell us about those bumps in the isobars again Nick

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:32 pm

Hour before sunset: 1-3ft with a very odd bigger one. Low energy ocean. Light onshore wind.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by channels » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:35 pm

Steve - given the size in sydney, why are you thinking it won't be much up your way?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:05 pm

how big in Sydney?

I've heard varying reports.

looks a stormy 6ft from photos I've seen.

Which is close enough to what I'm expecting here.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:06 pm

It''s just interesting to compare MSW forecasts/reports and the actual reality in a highly hyped swell event.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:10 pm

They are saying 11.5ft at 15s.

4 stars.

Here's the actual surf about a half hour before sunset.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:20 pm

Surf forecast sticking solid with it's 10 star 9000kj call.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:25 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:05 pm
how big in Sydney?

I've heard varying reports.

looks a stormy 6ft from photos I've seen.

Which is close enough to what I'm expecting here.
This afternoon it rose to around 8-10’, maybe bigger on some sets, very windblown

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:27 pm

I think we'll lose a fair bit of that because the fetch is tucked in pretty tight to the NSW coastline.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:28 pm

There’s no way you’ll see it up there though. Way too angular. Wait til the morning and let’s see what it looks like here

Whoop wrote this just as you posted, I agree

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:39 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:20 pm
Surf forecast sticking solid with it's 10 star 9000kj call.
Swellnet model (Byron Bay, they are not doing Lennox) is currently 15s 3m, Surf Forecast for Byron Bay same time is 15s 2.5m
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:16 pm

What a wank......as usual.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:23 pm

3-40knots SSE at Cape Byron, howling outside.

if that wind doesn't moderate or swing SW by midnight tomorrow might be a no surf day.

I'm so glad I backed my instincts and put the bird in the hand when it was there rather than waiting for the peak of the swell.

Figured out from bitter experience these windy S swells can be a massive hoax.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:50 pm

Spring coming up.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:55 pm

anything else of interest to add Beans?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by jimmy » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:21 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:03 pm
i went south from me and got some fun waves. maybe 3ft sets ...

the big pay off were all the nude chicks sunbaking along the stretch i was at. i walked about km going past identical bank situations just for the scenery.
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