Foggy and small to start

Posted by: on November 27th, 2012

Hello Friends,

When I climbed aloft to the RealSurf crows nest for my first look at Tuesday morning, fog had already blanked out the city and not long after grabbing a snap, the murk descended on Dee Why. So, another grey, and murky start to what promises to be a warm day later. And the ocean? Well, you know how it was yesterday? Yep, basically identical settings.

For the record the primary swell direction is ENE. Average height at sea is about a metre and the average period is still bumping along at an utterly gutless 6 seconds.

So, nothing to tempt a surfer really. And, it looks as though the entire east coast has more or less the same issue. If you can find a waist high set anywhere, you’re doing very well.

The forecast models remain bleak for the east coast. There just isn’t much going on in our corner of the SW pacific for the next week.

My advice? Stay happy!

Weather Situation
A slow-moving high pressure system over the southeastern Tasman Sea extends a ridge to the northern New South Wales coast, while a weak low pressure trough lies near the southern and central coasts. This trough will shift to the northern coast during Wednesday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 0.5 metres.
Weather
Possible thunderstorms from midday.
Wednesday 28 November
Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly about 1 metre.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday 29 November
Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 metre tending southerly from the morning.

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