It’s small on the northern beaches

Posted by: on July 26th, 2010

Hello Friends,

Well, there may be a metre of SSE swell out at sea, but with an average period of around 8 seconds, there’s nothing much showing. No bods were in the water at Dee Why that I could see when I checked it out this morning. There were some people at North Narrabeen for some reason that wasn’t instantly obvious. I’d say the biggest sets were struggling to get into the waist high range.

Latest run of the models is less than inspiring. Basically it looks like small, short period mainly south swell across the next week for the Sydney region. Indeed, it seems that the whole east coast faces this baleful regime of smallness. I hope this doesn’t mean that spring is arriving early…

There are still some big systems in the southern ocean, but they just aren’t getting to us. You’d have a better chance across the Tasman. Mahia looks good Wed-Thr…

Oh well, keep on smilin’!

Sydney Closed Waters, Pittwater, Port Jackson and Botany Bay:
Monday until midnight: Wind:West to southwesterly 5 to 10 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly around midday. Winds light later in the evening. Waters:Smooth.
Tuesday: Wind:Light winds tending east to northeasterly up to 10 knots later in the evening. Waters:Smooth.
Wednesday: Wind: Light winds tending east to northeasterly up to 10 knots during the afternoon then tending north to northeasterly during the evening.

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