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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:11 pm

Was better yesterday here. 3-4 a crunching some makeable on shallow banks. Now wind effected.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:16 pm

Off shore this arvo. Looked better than it was. Strong rip dragging you past the shallow bank that was either not breaking or closing out. A rare one in between if you were lucky that lined up nicely. Classic annoying Bondi in other words. Also as often happens you could paddle wide of the rip and make serious headway compared to everyone else. Pretty funny to casually blitz the whole pack by paddling out to sea.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:22 pm

I surfed for 3 hours at the site of the proposed pool.
2/3 ft perfectly clean, felt like groundswell. Half of that time I was on my own, the other half with 2 others.
The water was pretty filthy. That’s the only reason I can think was holding back the crowds.
Everynow and then big areas of foam filled with piles of dirt would surround me.
I was worried it was shit as it was coming toward me but then it just smelt like earth.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:47 am

Pumping again, so much paddling over the past week, so fatigued.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Over55yrs » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:11 pm

NBs, offshore breeze, warm water and waves - what more could you want.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:37 pm

Fcuk.....half hearted decision to chuck the foamy in when I went down for a swim. More energy than yesterday. More options. Paddled around and caught a few sneaky ones in between the surprising number of young hotshots busting airs and carving up the little peaks. Half paddled out to a bigger peak that was breaking intermittently and scored a couple of decent sized ones that broke right and then reformed at the same size as a left as the swell drifted onto the inside bank. Stoked.
Love the random factor of surfing. One day everything goes to shite.....the next it makes your day.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Wyre » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:54 pm

It was absolutely pumping down here. Perfect swell direction.

I have a serious sea ulcer happening on my foot, but I just can't stay out of the water.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:04 pm

Nice lines of swell but nowhere any good that I could find round here. Didn’t search too far though.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:23 pm

Bronte looking way better than it was when you got out there. Very hard to be in the right place at the right time.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by black duck » Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:55 pm

Well Wyre, you'll be pleased to know that bank is still hanging in there. Was pumping for the late tonight. Hope you get the opportunity to catch it with some swell, it's producing some lovely waves.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Wyre » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:34 pm

black duck wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:55 pm
Well Wyre, you'll be pleased to know that bank is still hanging in there. Was pumping for the late tonight. Hope you get the opportunity to catch it with some swell, it's producing some lovely waves.
Awesome. Hopefully nothing too big comes through between now and the weekend to wash it away. Might see you there?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by black duck » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:07 pm

Prolly, if there’s swell.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:40 pm

Nationals.
Not nearly as crowded as i expected.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Yuke Hunt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:36 pm

Trev wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:40 pm
Nationals.
Not nearly as crowded as i expected.
The longboard festival is on ... we're you giving head-dip tips ?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:12 pm

It's a fun wave. Everyone is probably surfed out after the last swell.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:40 am

Beanpole wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:12 pm
It's a fun wave. Everyone is probably surfed out after the last swell.
Haha. No mate. Ive been here since Friday. Just this session was quiet.
For about an hour 😣
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:21 am

Lol Trev.

I'm going to Bali for a month next Monday, it will be interesting to see what effect Covid 19 has on the crowds. There was a pretty dramatic drop in the number of tourists in Chiang Mai when we were there for the last month.

It could be the best season in Bali, crowd wise, for decades
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:24 am

Yesterday I messaged the Losmen where I stay, a driver to pick me up from the airport and another to rent a bike from and they all replied within a minute or two.
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