Happy Mondays

Monday’s are a good day. Start of a new week and all the office workers are hiding in their cubicles recuperating from a weekend of debauch activities. Yes I’m talking to you Birdie. The line-up at South Bondi is quiet, empty and resembling a country beach. Who’d thought 20,000 people graced these shores only a […]

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All Time

Ok ok, the surf’s not ‘all time’ but everything else this morning was working quite nicely. Let’s begin with the colour spray sunrise at 6:00am above Ben Buckler. One of its finest. Thin cloud lit up like a bomb fire…then how about the water…it’s 24 degrees and warmer in than out. No wetties required…spend hours […]

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Peaks

Yesterday’s raging swell has subsided considerably overnight leaving 2-3 footers down at Bondi early today. There’s a whiff of an Autumn chill in the morning air, the first time I’d consider wearing anything more than a teo down the beach. Water is still spa bath warm (24?). Few little peaks popping up here and there…nothing […]

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Theory

Right now the charts are calling a 15.5 second period, dead south 188 degree, 6-12 foot swell. Now those digits ‘should’ translate to really good waves – especially seeing its offshore (W). Tragically there are no banks at Bondi…the low tide exacerbates a wave type that is unsurfable – Le Close Out. Hence barely anyone […]

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Wave stalkers

I woke up, looked around, and didn’t find much – anywhere. The full blown onshore is making a mess. That’s ok, cause it’s stirring up a new swell. Just need it to go offshore…soon. I took photos early, but they’re horrible. Here is a collection of waves from Hawaii in mono. These look better. Have […]

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Yesterday

Hi. I like yesterday more. Yesterday was an amazing beach day. Wasn’t meant to be. Forecast was for rain, but it cooked up and the skies stayed clear until the late south change hit whilst we were all sleeping. Today is a grey, rainy junkyard. No one surfing, no one on the beach. A good […]

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Friday Fix

I’m pretty sure today is the worst surf day of this week (on this side of the bridge that is…). The wind was in early, the swell has dropped and not a great deal of sunshine to enjoy. Quite a difference 24 hours can make. Yesterday was a goodie…surfed twice. There’s not much happening all […]

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10/10

After many days of greyness we’re blessed with waves, clean conditions and yep, sunshine. The east swell continues to produce fun waves in the 3 foot vicinity and the crowds are all over it. Go surf. Speaking of sunshine…well, watch/read this…it will make you more aware of the dangers the sun has on our skin. […]

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waves

Mornin’. As forecasted a fresh serve of East swell has arrived into Sydney. She’s a bit wobbly but still fun. Bondi had consistent 3 footers and seemed relatively clean. Finally the persistent onshores have subsided. The water is super warm…don’t really need a wetsuit. Wave Garden You guys gotta see this…it’s called the Wave Garden. […]

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