Corner Bits

Even though there isn’t a great deal of wind around the 2 foot waves at Bondi were a bit all over the place. The current swell period is just 6.2 seconds. That pretty weak surf. The winds are currently variable and will kick around to the E/NE later today (5-10 knots). The great news is […]

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slumdogs

Shooting pictures on these dark, mundane 2 foot mornings is challenging. Let’s hope this cloud cover burns off real quick. Bondi has a choppy peak in the corner that occasionally produced something worth riding. Mostly duds though. The swell charts show a subtle increase in period from 9.0 seconds to 9.8 seconds…and then onto 11 […]

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5Dee

The ocean was confused this morning. Last nights Nor-East blast put heaps of bump into the chunk. Looks like it’s also dropped a couple of feet…but there’s still a few rideable bumps wobbling into the corner (2-3 foot). After an early morning thunderstorm and shower its back to summer bakin’ paradise. (max 29 degrees). Good […]

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Boomers

Yesterday was pretty special down at Bondi. Good times…this consistent new south swell is full of grunt and paired with a northerly wind – just perfect. Unfortunately it got too big for Bondi this morning and was predominantly closing out (and its still getting bigger). The peak in the middle was the better option. Its […]

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Friday’s Batch

The remnants of this east swell is hanging in there…just. South Bondi has a great righthand bank but the swell is lacking power as it declines further today. 3 foot sets, 1-2 foot most of the time. SW/SE 5/10 kts, tending SE/NE 10/15 kts during the afternoon, chance of a thunderstorm later as we hit […]

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northside

After 2 weeks of unsatisfactory surf conditions the fields are full of Clover once again. It’s a special day…sun is out, winds are offshore and behaving. This East swell is producing the goods with 3-4 footers at exposed beaches. It seems to be dropping – fast – much faster than expected. By the time I […]

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Low Blow

When is this corrupting LOW going to run out of BLOW? I mean really…it’s been days of onshore and rain. How about a little break eh? Today’s forecast was for easing winds…well, it’s currently howling onshore and surfing Bondi would be a bit like white water rafting. I didn’t bother shooting in the downpours so […]

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Sloppage

The onshore marathon continues. Bondi had a small group of surfers out this morning – huddling close together – maybe closer together than normal. They weren’t really catching anything worth writing about…3 foot mush burgers – so you’re missing nothing down here at the beach. Tomorrow is a different story, these nemesis onshores are meant […]

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Rayz

It’s rare to see Bondi deserted in the morning. Not a surfer in sight nor a soft sander bakin’ laps. Rain and dark clouds dominated the morning as the howling ESE onshores tore the surf to shreds. Is everyone spooked by Friday’s shark attacked? or are the conditions just plain disastrous? The latter I should […]

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