Uncle Joel, Liv, Charlotte - stretch

Team Waves

Not much chop down the beach this morning — onshore, cold (I wore a jumper) and dark with cloudy skies. The complete antithesis to the sunny skies and giant surf in Hawaii. Pipe is off today, and the Big Wave Comp is on at massive Jaws (Maui).

From Our Gallery

You’re probably frantically doing your Chrissy shopping online later today:
International orders last day today (before 1pm) – only for IN-STOCK artworks found here. Interstate, order by Monday 9am from IN-STOCK artworks ‘ere.

NCHE Rubber

NCHE, our wetsuit of choice, is offering a free towel with any purchase today!

Have a great weekend, surf looks very average so do something else. :: uge

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Celeste Barber + Jessica Mauboy, celebrating 60 years of Vogue at Icebergs this morning

Flash Mob

The surf was disappointing this morning. Junkie 1-2 foot and onshore. It even rained a tiny bit which was positive. Pretty average conditions forecast for the next few days (surfwise). Vogue and Instafamous Celeste Barber hosted a flash mob at Icebergs this morning, celebrating 60 years of Australian Vogue. Always something crazy going on down […]
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Completion - next week. North Bondi

Clean Air

Breathe. Breathe. That thick smoke has finally blown out of Sydney with an overnight gusty southerly. You can go back outside now. The southerly also brought some little wind waves. It’s not much to write about. Surfable, 2 foot, messy with a very short period. Small, southerly conditions for the rest of the week. Dark […]
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Strange mornings, Bondi

Cheech and Chongs

Sydney is smothered in smoke. It’s everywhere you look/breathe this morning. Not complaining, as we’ve got it good. Those people out near the source of these fires would be living in such uncomfortable conditions. These NW winds are dragging it all down to Sydney from Gosford area. Pray for rain. Lots of it. Yesterday’s swell […]
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The lost card…

I’m embarrassed to admit, I lost one of my memory cards from this morning shoot. Somewhere between the beach, skatepark, Bondi Beach Primary there’s a 64 gig SanDisk card floating around with my morning surfing shots. I still have SOME photos from another body, but the main bulk of the morning’s shoot has gone walkies. […]
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Tama lap runner

Brown Town

It’s everywhere you look – brown smoke choking Sydney as 112 bushfires continue to rage around the state. Someone on TV last night said it was like smoking 40 winnie blues. Just imagine what it’s like if you were closer to the fires. There was chunks of ash in the water at Bondi today! Hats […]
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Getting lip, Bondi

Hump Day

Geez, it was nice down the beach this morning. Real purdy. The smoke had cleared a bit. The lack of wind created a nice, glassy surface. The swell has dropped a gear and 2 footers were pulsing into Bondi from the South. Crowds – yep, warm water and sunshine bring them out but it was […]
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The sky not looking quite right today

Solar Diffusion

Oh boy, it’s another smokey start to the day. The sun looked like a million degrees thru a veneer of bushfire smoke. Waves, si si! We have a dramatic increase in swell this morning and I found water breaking over head high. It’s clean with a gentle offshore feathering. The water has even bumped up […]
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A new UFO landing at South Bondi

Dutch Oven

It is the second day of summer and one of the coolest days in a while! Crazy. The smoke is back. You would’ve smelt it in the middle of the night and probably closed the windows. Really weird light and colours this morning as the atmosphere was filled with smoke. I didn’t quite know what […]
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Sleds ready for riding

Black Friday

It’s black Friday. I bet you’re hoping we’re offering storewide discounts of 95% off, free shipping and a set of steak knives. Nah, sorry, not today. We’re predominantly a made-to-order business so we’ll leave those dramatic sale emails to the other retailers. My inbox is full of them! It was dark down the beach though. […]
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Rentals

Baby Oil

Ah yes, a salubrious beach day. Can you smell the baby oil? If you’re at your desk reading my daily ramble, you’re in the wrong place. You need to go for a swim, ’cause it’s a bewty outside – max. 27 degrees. Waves – yeah yeah, so so. Dropped off heaps from yesterday. Dribbly 1ish, […]
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Breaking news, Icebergs is a crime scene

The Keg Thief

The Icebergs was shut down this morning. It’s a crime scene, apparently, there was a break-in at 3 am last night – I was hoping they ran off with that freshly built ugly addition to the entrance! No luck there. Maybe just a few a kegs for thirsty backpackers? Who knows. Everyone was a little […]
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All this smoke in the atmosphere sure does stir up a decent sunrise

Cracker

After a night of thunderstorms and a tiny bit of rain, it’s all cleared up and a great morning for a swim. It will heat up to 31 degrees today, a hot one. Tonight let’s hope those rumbling thunderstorms actually bring a decent night of rain to help with our hazardous dry conditions. Swell is […]
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