If you don’t already know, I’m overseas until the 7th July, 2004 so AQUABUMPS IS�ON HOLIDAYS�until then (yeah we need a break too!)
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Bondi 6:45am – knee to waist high, clean, clear skies, small
You’re probably tired of me writing about our sensational Sydney winter weather, but hey, its pretty damn good. The south swell is small and managing to dribble knee to waist high waves in Bondage this morning.
A super shallow bank in the southern corner wasn’t allowing much more than a take off before shutting down. Nonetheless, super clean conditions and a great sunrise make for a bit of fun – suggest riding something other than a shortboard (e.g. huge mal).
Wind: N/NW winds 5/10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon, Swell: SE 1 metre, High tide 14:05 Low tide 19:39. Max land temp 21 degrees and about 20 degrees in the water. Tomorrow we have a late south change which looks like its bringing some swell with it for the long weekend.
This is my third last report before taking off for a while (last one is this Friday), so please don’t subscribe again thinking you’ve dropped of my list. Back on the 7th July to crank up the bumps.
Been to Bondi Social bar and restaurant, Bondi? (The old Yula, upstairs above the bikini shop) Best views in Bondi. Our buddies Jamie Webb, Don Matteson and Chef Kenny invite you down for a great meal and mention you’re from Aquabumps and they’ll thrown in a free cocktail. The Waygu Rump rocks! T
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Bondi 9am – mainly waist high, super cleanAloha! I’m here…been away for a few days (hence lack of reports). Just got off a plane and checked out what was going on down Bondi – surf wise, its pretty small (waist, shoulder high on biggest sets), super clean and mostly closing out with the odd one holding up. But how about the weather – stunning. Pinch me is this winter? Wind: NW/NE 5/10 knots Swell: SE 1 to 1.5m High tide 12:02 Low tide 06:00 & 17:29 Land temp max 21 degrees and perfectly sunny.
As you can imagine, loads of people email aquabumps. Lately there has been numerous requests for the return of jogger/swimmer cam (even my mum was wondering what happened). Ok…I’ve been neglecting my duties in this area, well today it is back… Happy to publish any boy jogger cams if you girls get out there with the digi cams.
Just letting you all know that I am disappearing again overseas. You won’t get any reports from 11th June to 7th July. Hope you can get through your day without the daily beach fix.
Bondi 9:50am – near flat, like a lake
A sad day…Deepest deepest sympathies go to Don Norris (Realsurf.com) and his family for losing their 12 year old boy, Jack, on Monday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Don.
Less important matters – the Surf – there is none to report. Mega glassy though with grey skies. Bondi boardriders Comp is on this Sunday, meet at the skate ramp at 8am for registration. I encourage you to get down there for a few, meet the crew and it’s about the only time you’ll get to surf Bondi without 100 people dropping in…(well only probably 3 will drop in)
Bondi 6:30am – waist high, large gaps – mal waves
Perfectly still morning, light cloud cover and a really small south swell struggling to produce anything bigger than waist high wave at Bondi. Yep it’s surfable, and there were quite a few crew out sniffing the odd wave, but you’d need to be on a Malibu/fish to get the most of it. Pure gold sunrise best viewed from North Bondi headland (Ben Buckler).
Gotta love the winter here in Sydney .
Gowings – Sydney Surf Co. Surfboard Clearance Sale
FINAL DAYS – 30% off all boards more than 6 months old. Includes Long Boards, Mini Mals and Short Boards! (offer ends 4th June ). Inside Gowings, city store, there is a surf shop – Sydney Surf Co (the only real hardcore surf shop in the CBD). Expert service from former professional surfer Shaun Munro. Wax, legropes, wetsuits, socks, undies and surfboards all under one roof.
First Floor 45 Market Street (cnr with George Street )