The Final for 2008

It’s hard to believe another year has crept on by. 2008 was a blur. 2009 will mark 10 years of these Aquabumps daily updates. What started out as a photo email flicked to a few of my mates has grown to 30,000 loyal subscribers all over the globe. Who would have thought…Some subscribers have been […]

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Silly Season

It’s that time of year again where Bondi is under a siege with drunken travellers. Monday mornings are always interesting early..the bushes in the south end are rustling, stark white geezers wrestle amongst the shore break in their undies, whilst a lone soccer-jersey wearing fella is out-cold-face down in the sand – not even twitchin’ […]

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Insomniac

Roaming around early today to catch a spectacular sunrise. At 5am the waves were around 1-2 foot and looking weak. This new southerly swell had picked up around 8am (consistent 2 foot) and looks like it will get bigger as the day progresses. I’d say by night fall it will be 3 foot +. Unfortunately […]

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Intermittent corner bumps

That predicted southerly hit last night cooling down temps and flattening the swell. Well what was left of it. Waves have dropped to 1 foot-ankle-biters…but if you waited long enough in the southern corner…say 15 mintues, a decent mini wave (may) appear. Regulars Andrej and ‘The Professor’ clocked up their morning quotas (The Professor lectures […]

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Low tide hacks

Yesterday was a spectacular day of surfing. Sydney was on fire and it was a salubrious beach day. Thousands hit Bondi’s shores whilst working on the base tan for summer, not much working going done in the city. The SSE swell has dropped overnight leaving 2-3 foot down at Bondi. The 6:20am low tide exposed […]

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Slab

Yesterday’s booming swells have relaxed into well formed 4-5 foot, clean, highly surfable waves. The winds are now a favourable NW swinging NE later. The swell is still from the SSE. The midday high tide at 1.93 metres (huge) is going to hide most of the goodness for a while. Always telling when there is […]

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Rogue Burgers

The amazing thing about living in Sydney is how close you can actually get to big waves. Today the swell is up, waves at Bondi thundering across the bay around 8 foot…mean while you can sit poolside and have a coffee at Crabbe hole (Icebergs) just metres away and check the sets. Last night Bondi […]

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Hooowwwl

This ain’t summer… Hasn’t stopped raining all morning. At least the car is getting all the salt washed off it. Mini waves in Sydney today – 1 foot, Bondi was pretty much flat as it’s a NE swell (missing the south facing Bondi). Good day to get some work done. Here are some images from […]

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Aquatica

The rain is bucketing down this morning and the beach is deserted. Scrappy 2 foot mush on offer down at Bondi – not really worth a surf. Raining tomorrow as well. Didn’t get any decent shots this morning so I dug through the archives from recent trip to Fiji – where the skies are blue, […]

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