The unexpected

I didn’t quite know what to expect down the beach this morning. I was leaning more to the pessimistic side as I couldn’t see much water moving from my bedroom window at 6:20am. After spending 5 mins on the cold sand, Jono (one of the regulars) took off, pulled into a snug barrel, flew out […]

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Morning Sickness

Don’t believe the hype…the predicted south swell has dropped rather than spiking up. Some sort of morning-junk-wobble-extravaganza going down – which made it look very ordinary at sunrise. It got a little better towards 9am, but only half as good as I thought it’d be. 3 footers, SW winds, moments of sunshine. Weekend outlook: SE […]

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Blood

It’s not too often I can say this, but it looks quite tasty out there right now. We’ve got a spike in swell producing waves around 3-4 foot at Bondi. Ok, so there’s still some leftover junk from recent winds, but it looks beltable with some meaty sections. I’d say an early paddle would be […]

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The morning fold

I must have read that swell chart upside down yesterday, as I surely didn’t expect 3-4 foot Bondi this morning. A new dead south swell has arrived and the 6am high tide was trying to pad it up so they didn’t close out – but – yep – they mostly shut down. Once again, it’s […]

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Low tide hacks

Yesterday was a spectacular day of surfing. Sydney was on fire and it was a salubrious beach day. Thousands hit Bondi’s shores whilst working on the base tan for summer, not much working going done in the city. The SSE swell has dropped overnight leaving 2-3 foot down at Bondi. The 6:20am low tide exposed […]

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Stealth

Oh my, what a day. Escape the financial mess…hit the beach. Who needs shares anyway. At sunrise there was only one guy out at Bondi, local shaper and all-round nice guy Andrew Harris (AH Surfboards). Everyone had slept in as a stealth little bump broke in the corner defying the swell charts. AH picked off […]

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