Launching out on Bunnies Reef, Bronte

🐇 Bunny Boilers

The swell peaked last night, and we’re now on the way down. I thought it was going to be bigger today, it was just a nice chunky swell, 4 maybe 6 foot on sets. The only surfable waves were Bronte, Coogee or Maroubra. Bondi was a pigsty.  Winds SSW 20-25 knots. Rain? yep. Intermittent. This Thursday (12th […]

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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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Storm brewing

Darko

Dark morning with heaps of low cloud. The surf looked a lot cleaner today but I didn’t see many good surfable waves – I reckon the 8:26 am high tide was killing it. Lower tides should be more fruitful. Like now (11:37 am as I tap out these fine words). Cooking ain’t really my thing […]

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Sometimes there's a ripbowl in front of this sign, not today

Volatility

Today’s one of those days where you can’t quite make out what’s going to happen. It’s volatile. I’ve visited the beach a few times, and it has always been something different. This morning, I sat around in the darkness, waiting for some light to shoot. There were waves, but even the ocean looks confused between a […]

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Lefthanders at Tama

Tamahammer

We’ve got a full-blown Nor-east swell in Sydney so you’ll barely see anything show up at South facing Bondi Beach. Bondi fancies a south swell. Around the corner, at Tamarama, there were some fat lumps that broke earlier today, but Tama hates the high tide – and it’s really a mal wave when it’s full. […]

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Storms

Well…this storm currently lashing Sydney has plenty to it, doesn’t it? It’s been raining a lot lately with gale force winds. These storms are fruitless for surfers…the wind is just too strong and few surf spots are protected enough. Today is a great day to collect brownie points and get some work done. Should you […]

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Stormborn

She’s hell stormy outside. Gale force winds ripping through Sydney…nearly blew my camera out of my hands down the beach (that’s a first). The ‘surf’ is one big lump of white wash. I would head over to Manly if you wanna surf today. Billabong Pro Tahiti just kicked off. It’s solid! Woohoo ::uge

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C A L M

What a good start to the day…the small waves continue and the sunshine is abundant. This will all change tomorrow when rain arrives and a thumpin’ new south swell. Super windy on Saturday afternoon (and big) but next week should be fun when it all calms down. The unstoppable Slater just won Fiji WCT tour […]

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Bondi Chunks

This must be the 50 year storm that Bodhi (Point Break) has been talking about. Sydney was turned upside down last night. Roofs ripped off, garage doors flying down the street, trees blown over and the emergency services have been working through the night. Even Gould Street Bondi has been closed for 14 hours as […]

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Shelter

Well look at that…an Aquabumps update being posted out at 3pm. Now that’s late. Back in the old days that used to be a common occurrence before we became the well-oiled machine that we are today. Where have I been? Well I found myself wondering the streets of the city around 9am, wearing a collar […]

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Monsoon

In between rain squalls I took some photos down the beach this morning. Sometimes I only got 10 minutes reprieve to stick a lens out and try and some snap some gold for you. One of those downpours was like standing under a water fall. Heavy. My car is sparkling clean though…with all that crusty […]

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biblical

Yesterday was an amazing day. Biblical. The day started with perfect sunshine, great waves and then by 1pm the raging southerly front rolled in from out to sea – and I don’t think it’s stopped raining or blowing since. Wow. It was one of the most intense storms I’ve seen. Today – well, in comparison, […]

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D o u s e

Currently we have a violent storm ravaging Sydney. It wasn’t a morning for photography as I couldn’t even see across the bay. The wind must be 35 knots plus…junk is strewn down our street and I think a wettie blew off the balcony. Today is a day for indoors, a day for work. Here is […]

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