Corker of a morning, tiny though

Posted by: on December 19th, 2009

Hello Friends,

The conditions could hardly be better. Sparkling day after yesterday’s grey and rain. But if you’re looking for a wave, you’ll be needing something pretty floaty. There’s only a tiny E- ESE windswell showing along the beaches of Sydney. The most exposed spots are just barely producing waist high sets. And there are long stretches of smooth water in every direction.

There were only two or three folks in the water between the pole and Dee Why, a little clutch up toward Marquesas and the usual contingent at Northy.

Wind is set to go around to the SE this afternoon. It’s due to be into the 20-25 kt range, so just maybe it’ll push some junky little things in for us by around lunch time tomorrow. I’d be hoping for waist high or a touch bigger at low tide at south-east facing spots.

Tides: H @1042 L @1725

Sydney Coastal Waters, Broken Bay to Port Hacking and 60nm seawards:
Saturday until midnight: Wind: NW/SW 10/15 knots increasing to S/SE 20/25 knots in the afternoon.Sea: 1 metre, rising to 2 to 2.5 metres later.Swell: SE 1 to 1.5 metres.
Sunday: Wind: E/SE 13/18 knots, tending E/NE 13/18 knots later in the day. Sea: about 1.5 metres Swell: S/SE 1.5 to 2 metres.
Monday: Wind: N/NE 10/15 knots, freshening to 15/25 knots

One click above flat at Northy for the early.


Working it all the way to the sand at far north Collaroy.


Very infrequent and just barely catchable at Dee Why beach around 0630.


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