Lucky dip

What a surprise to find a pumping wave down at Bondi this morning around 7:30am. The prediction was for tiny, weak and barely surfable waves. The goods will be short-lived – if not all over by now – as the South Easterly onshores prepare to blow 18 knots. Good while it lasted. Even inspired me […]

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grey

With a rainy start to the day Bondi was pretty much deserted. The storm drain in the south was pumping out all kinds of gooob…didn’t look that inviting. In the middle of the beach a lefthander was trying to work as two guys took it in turns, Wal and Luke Kennedy (Tracks editor). Swell is […]

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grain

The swell has pulled right back overnight leaving south facing beaches with 2-3 footers. Bondi is liking this smaller swell and a left in the middle has started to work quite consistently. Large morning crowd enjoying the early offshores…by 9am it was full blown onshore (southerly 15-20 knots). Shows over people. The forecast is for […]

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Fools gold

With all this south swell you’d expect to find something decent to surf. Well..not really in the eastern suburbs. Its just doesn’t seem to be happening along our chunk of coastline. Bondi had the odd decent wave, barely anyone out, so if you want to surf 4-5 Bondage on your own, today is your day. […]

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northern corner

Plenty of swell left over from the weekend, but the beaches of the east just don’t seem to be handling it well. Bondi had some decent 4-5 footers in the middle, but they were very random and require you to chase them all around the bay. North Bondi had this deformed bubble that threw out […]

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Random Picture Show

Hasn’t stopped raining all morning so I thought it would be a good idea to dig into the archives for some unpublished gold. I shoot on average 50-60 shots every day, you normally only see 5. The beastie server is jam packed with random snaps. Bondi is looking rather ugly today. 1 foot. Grey. Wet. […]

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daybreak

I am well aware that you probably don’t get as excited as I do about glowing sunrises. See…we haven’t had a decent one since 6th December 2006 (to be exact). I know…I am there pretty much every day. From 5:50am I tracked this baked pink cloud and it only lasted for 3-4 minutes before transforming […]

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Priorities

You really should consider paddling out there today. Waves have settled into a clean 3 foot and Bondi has a great left in the middle. It seems many have opted for a day off as quite a large crowd has already congregated on the peak, enjoying this summer-like weather. Not bad for a mid August […]

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drive thru east

We’re fully stocked with south swell, but there isn’t many surfing options in the Eastern Suburbs. Bondi was 4-5 foot, actually rideable (as it wasn’t over the weekend), but you’d be up for fair bit of paddling dodging close out sets. Little drive around the corner and found a mystery reef, slabbin’ – but that’s […]

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