Blake Thornton connecting nicely on a north wind swell

Grey Suits

The shark alarm cleared North Maroubra this morning around 6am. Rumor has it, there is a friendly shark looking for a few mates in the lineup. He’s been around all week the local boys tell me. Do you get out when you hear the alarm? Comment here. With a new north wind swell, there are a […]

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Drive thru

I drove from Maroubra to Bondi this morning hunting waves and light. Even though there is plenty of swell there wasn’t really anything breaking well. Didn’t see anyone get a good wave. A brief spark of colour at sunrise got things going, but rain and grey now dominate the landscape. A good day to be […]

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Chalkie

5th nice morning in a row, especially at the beach. Even better when the sky is full of colour. Hope you got down there. Small swell, mostly from the south. Bit of fun to be had. Over the weekend the swell will switch back to a ENE direction. Maroubra Big Wave freak Mark Mathews returned […]

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Monday

Mondays are a favourite. The weekend’s crowds have dispersed, the beach is quiet. Monday’s are even better with waves (4-5 foot)! So many options today with a East swell. Empty line ups everywhere. Head to your local beach and there will be something for ya. :: uge

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Treats

Good morning. Guten morgen. Buongiorno.  早上好 Fine looking morning outside. Finally the sun broke free of the smothering morning clouds. There is a small East swell on offer. Beaches facing that direction will have a little chest to head high wave this morning. Some sweet little peaks around the ‘hood. Nice and glassy with little […]

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Morning Pump

Oh boy that East swell sure was kicking early today. Some really chunky stuff. Shame the wind came in and ruined all the fun. If you were up early today you would have scored. By the looks of the deserted streets I think most of you took today off and slept in. Enjoy your 4-day […]

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Surfing

Welcome to the 100% surfing edition of Aquabumps. All 8 pictures are of stickered up sponos ripping. No pretty sunrises, no portraits…just surfing. I like surfing. I’m gonna snag a couple now so I will be brief. Today has turned out to be gloriously sunny, winds are offshore and light, swell is 3-4 foot and […]

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Power groms

A pack of groms owned Maroubra this morning. About 8 of them. All sub 30 kgs each. They can paddle into a ripple, pop an air, high five a mate then kick off. Heckling is constantly broadcasted from the channel – it’s awesome. I can’t wait for my little men to get out there. OK ‘nuf […]

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Standard Mornings

Pretty standard morning around here. An outsider would call it manic, but we’re accustomed to local mayhem. What am I talking about? Well, to begin, hundreds of girls were waving around exercise balls at Bondi this morning trying to beat a world record.  A heavily pregnant woman was instructing the demonstration…all for the Fitness and […]

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