Yesterday was better! Shame it dropped

Too Low

LOW TIDE 4:47 AM (0.5m), not ‘nuf water for surfers this morning. Shame…’cause conditions were excellent. Yesterday was a cracker. It was the sort of day we could replay over and over and not be bored. Today is similar; only the swell has dropped out. A windy southerly is about to hit, possibly bringing rain […]

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Frothing!

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The extended morning sessions are back! Yesterday the clocks reverted -1 hour as daylight savings ends. There’s a lot more light in your mornings to get the beach rituals done. This morning was a cracker. Crispy, clean autumn light, gentle offshore winds, head high waves and plenty of warmth in and out of the water. I’ve […]

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Monday - cold, sunny, awesome clean waves at Bondi

Week Recap

It’s rare for me not to shoot the beaches in the morning. It’s been my daily ritual for over 20 years now…but today I was feeling a little under the weather and opted for some deep sleep to sort it out – all better now thanks! Seeing it’s Friday, I thought I’d do a little recap […]

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Bronte Reef - heading out

Bunnies

Bronte Reef (AKA Bunnies) had a few sloppy head high waves this morning. A couple of adventurous souls out in the darkness, hunting, waiting optimistically. Winds are ESE 11 knots (onshore basically everywhere)…it’s not really a beach day! Sit back, relax, grab a cuppa, maybe watch a few of my mini films from better times. Check […]

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Icebergs launch

Submarine

Today is a celebration of the immaculate conditions underneath the waves. Super warm water. Impeccable water clarity. Blaring morning sunshine. Today is not a celebration of incredible waves! It’s tiny, but swell coming tonight. Hang in there. :: uge

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Luke Adam, rail slide

Grins

A lotta happy campers are rolling around Bondi at the moment. Grins ear to ear. Why? Yesterday arvo the wind blew offshore, and there were waves to be had… I couldn’t believe how quickly the ocean when from a manky mess to groomed lines, 4-5 footers. Yeeeha! Today, it’s dropped gears and the early morning […]

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Sunrise firewalkers, Bronte pool

T-hammer

It’s always a bit bigger in East swells around the corner. Sets were overhead high, but the masking high tide (8:30am) was really putting some wobble, chunk, flab into them walls. A good day for the Northern Beaches! I also swam at Bronte pool this morning, maaaan – that instafamous joint is so packed these days, […]

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Home. new paint by Jaymeer DSm

Happy Mondays

Mondays are the best. They’re even better when it’s 30 degrees on land, 24 in the water with a generous East swell pumping into all nooks and crannies of Sydney. Today you’ll find a wave, not big, but fun. Maybe chest high ones with a lower crowd factor. In fact, most of this week should have […]

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Where's Oxford Street?

Aroooooo

It’s not really beach weather at the moment. There are 3-4 footers out front, but the howling onshore isn’t doing it any favours. It’s super messy, junkie, manky and grovelly. I’m not that motivated to surf it… Next week the weather should improve, sit tight, do some work or binge on Dirty John Netflix series […]

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A hint of light at 6:45am this morning on Ben Buckler, Bondi

OMG OMA!

We’re all in the wrong state of Australia, this morning, we need to be in Queensland. Noosa has pumping waves right now, and I’m talking tubes. Heaps of ’em! Get in before the storm. Tomorrow, I’m happy to be down here in Sydney as TC Oma could hit the Queensland coastline with 40-50 knot winds and […]

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Onboard cam, Bondi

Glass

Very still conditions at Bondi this morning. The water surface was like a sheet of glass. Tiny waves, but still contestable. 2nd Ramps had a waist high wave that looked kinda rippable. High volume boards would perform best. Heaps of traffic in the water so be patient. Hot day ahead again, 31. A beach day, hit […]

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Stimulation

Stimulated

I’ve been shooting a lot in the last 24 hours. Other than pumping waves, everything else was spot on. Sensational weather, warm water, big crowds, amazing sunrises and crystal clear blue water. The beach has been a hive of activity. There’s an east swell in town, small (2ft at the Bra) but the Northerlies were […]

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Family swim, Clovelly

Sans Sand

A beach without sand (sans sand) is Clovelly Beach! Clovelly is a narrow bay situated North of Coogee. It was actually called Little Coogee until 1913.  During The Great Depression, Randwick Council filled it up with concrete to make it more accessible for swimmers – and – provide work for the unemployed in dire economic times. If […]

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