Quick Dip

Went for a quick swim this morning and took these snaps. Little clean wave on offer, only 1-2 foot. Banks are pretty decent and suit a smaller swell. Cora got a shot of me shooting Lukey Daniels…just if you are curious how to get these shots. Gotta get in close. We have a full time […]

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Different

Every day is different down the beach. Today has head high waves and smothered with clouds at sunrise. Completely the opposite to yesterday. The waves look fun…I would if I could… It was chilly at sunrise…autumn gears are kicking in. The weather looks awesome on Thursday and Friday (waves too). ::uge

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Epic

Every morning I peer through my blinds hoping that just the right amount of cloud will be in the correct position to light up above Bondi. Today it was on. Amazing colours to greet this fine day. Still after 16 years of Bondi sunrises I get stoked to wake up to this! Even though the […]

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Party Time

Gotta give it to those One Wave crew, they’ve surely started something big. It’s their 2nd birthday today and an enormous crowd rolled down to Bondi at sunrise. It could not have been a better morning for the crew. No waves, warm water and stunning sunrise. Bondi is surfless. North East swells don’t even enter […]

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2 0 3 5

With all this East swell it made sense to go for a drive and have a look around. Bondi neglects the current swell direction and it was tiny. It’s dropped quite a lot overnight. I found waves only in the 2 foot range at exposed beaches. Nothing fantastic. Really warm, comfortable conditions early – which […]

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Tight Spaces

All the action today is happening 10 metres off the shoreline. No flippers required. The high tide put on some shorey action. T’was fun! East swell producing some small 2 footers with 3 foot sets. Super clean and glassy at sunrise. 30 degrees today, hot. Thunderstorms coming… ::uge

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Caves

The 6:00am high tide swallowed up anything worth surfing this morning. By the time you read this it should be close to low…and probably much better. Lovin’ these autumn mornings. The air feels clean, the light is warm and the sun rises later so I can have more of a sleep in! Small waves all […]

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All-Star

It was an all-star cast down at Bondi this morning enjoying 2-3 footers. Everywhere I looked someone was doing a major hack, air, tailwaft…etc…etc. Taj Burrow must of heard about our good waves and stopped by on his way home (W.A. could have some big waves this weekend). Love Monday’s as the crowds are super […]

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Smother

The south storms have arrived and wintery conditions have taken over. The southerly was howling 20 knots this morning, that’s OK…Bondi can be fun with the onshore mess. OK, maybe not as windy as this morning but at least it’s bringing some swell. You might find some head high runners later today. The Quiksilver Pro […]

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Hello

This morning I went for my routine swim to assess the surf and water conditions for you. It was real pretty at 6:45am…some amazing colours scattered across the skies. The water was warm and semi-clear. The waves were a small, 1-2 foot and lacking substance. Swell arrives tomorrow…phew. I spent 30 minutes chasing string rays, […]

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Clean

Nice clean, small waves this morning. It’s only waist to chest high and kinda weak…but surfable. We finally have a couple of banks at Bondi – which best suit a very small swell like today. Round 2 is currently running at the Quiksilver Pro, Snapper. It looks tiny and torturous. The waiting period has been […]

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50/50

I wasn’t sure if it would be pouring with rain or deeply overcast this morning. Surprisingly…it was neither. Golden hues welcomed the day after a steamy night…felt just like Singapore. By 8am the cloud cover won the battle and is here to stay. Waves – nothing of significance to discuss. I saw weak waist high […]

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Fall

Autumn…the best time of year I reckon. The water has retained it’s warmth, the light is gold, the crowds have subsided. It’s good. That booming weekend’s swell (that caught us off guard) has now gone. It was dropping a foot every hour. I reckon it will be flat by midday. So many sharks around at […]

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Vibrant

Sydney really turned it on with an amazing sunrise to start the day. How good was it? Thousands had their phones out capturing the morning hues before returning to their daily rituals. Quite a rare morning. Coincidentally the surf has turned on. South swell and offshore winds. 4 foot. BINGO! Bondi was closing out (no […]

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Incoming

Pretty happy about this morning. T’was top notch. Good colours, water temps and even a little waist to chest high wave @ Bondage. Huge crowd down the beach enjoying the summer-like conditions before a southerly smothers Sydney with wind and clouds. Hit it! :: uge

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Flat Az…

Amazing how different today is. In 24 hours the sunshine has gone, the waves are now flat, the crowds have dissipated and we have kinda a gloomy day down the shoreline. Pack the boards away for today – it’s unsurfable. Save your time for later in the week when 4-6 footers will break on Friday. […]

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Sh├śrey

If you get the opportunity go outside, do it. It’s a magic autumn day in Sydney. Even better if you can go outside AND hit the beach as there’s clean waves, warm water and a rad shorey at Bondi. It’s funny, spend 5 weeks in Hawaii (Land of the world’s best shore breaks) and a […]

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Return

I’m back from my 5 week sabbatical in Hawaii. It feels good to be back. I need my travels to refresh my eyes – otherwise I can sometimes switch to auto-pilot shooting the same beach for 16 years. (yep, now 16 years). It was great to see good waves at Bondi this morning as well […]

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