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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:20 pm

Well that doesn't equate with their stated size in the above screen shot.
But that chart makes sense.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:23 pm

Incidentally it now reads 1' to 3'. Waist to head high. 😳
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:27 pm

Yeah the Bondi report says it is head high. It’s barely breaking lol
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:28 pm

I can see surfline are not using their own scale on today’s reports. Bloody Nick! They do use that surfline scale for their WSL forecasts.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:48 pm

foamy wrote:
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:17 pm
Surfline uses straight imperial for wave sizes, though you can opt for a surfer feet measurement.
As they say, head high is 5 feet because they are assuming the surfer has bent knees

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This is an excellent rundown on how completely unnecessary and generally dodgy the “surfer feet” approach is.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:11 pm

https://youtu.be/1rBP5cTSTjE

Derek Hynde on surfing in general and fish. Interesting view.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Yuke Hunt » Tue Jan 04, 2022 8:09 am

Thud wrote:
Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:11 pm
https://youtu.be/1rBP5cTSTjE

Derek Hynde on surfing in general and fish. Interesting view.
Haha, so he mentioned getting Steve Lis to shape him a fish, which he "couldn't do justice to" ... then gets him to change the design, by adding more rocker etc, and then says it heresy to change the design. And vomits when a surfboard performs as it should. I want some of what he's on.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Tue Jan 04, 2022 4:15 pm

He’s got a good eye for a decent surfboard
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Tue Jan 04, 2022 4:41 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:48 pm
foamy wrote:
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:17 pm
Surfline uses straight imperial for wave sizes, though you can opt for a surfer feet measurement.
As they say, head high is 5 feet because they are assuming the surfer has bent knees

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This is an excellent rundown on how completely unnecessary and generally dodgy the “surfer feet” approach is.
Now I'm completely confused.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Yuke Hunt » Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:21 pm

Cranked wrote:
Tue Jan 04, 2022 4:41 pm
What's wrong with just giving your best estimate in feet? or metres
I vote that we start judging wave heigh in bicycles ... we just need someone to come up with the formula.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:26 pm

How about octopus tentacls
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Cranked wrote:
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How about octopus tentacls
Or kilojoules. 🤔
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:50 pm

Bribie really is two islands now. Those are jet skis you can see out there although one close up looks like he's carrying a board.
Strong ESE so onshore though.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Wyre » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:03 pm

jimmy wrote:
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I wouldn’t be surprised if Bendy missed misses the swell a bit, Wyre. If I’ve ever felt skunked over the years there. It’s always been on North Swells.
Yep, this totally checked out.

Skunkfest.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by channels » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:03 pm

Was there that area (Bribie) just a sand spit previously? Assume the houses are elsewhere or more inland?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:05 pm

channels wrote:
Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:03 pm
Was there that area just a sand spit previously? Assume the houses are elsewhere or more inland?
Yeah. It's never been wider than 300 metres and much less in recent times. About a kilometre south of the Caloundra bar. It's all National Park apart from the southern part where all the development is.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:15 pm

Is that old coot from Golden Beach still trying to get Council to 'fix' it?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:38 pm

alakaboo wrote:
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Is that old coot from Golden Beach still trying to get Council to 'fix' it?
There's a few locals calling for the council to fix it.

It's fucking National Park you gooses.
Nothing to do with council.

I get that it'll probably have an impact on the existing channels and sandbanks but I really can't see it impacting Golden Beach properties.

Here's approximately where the breakthrough is.
If you know the area it's directly opposite Nelson St.

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