Glassy early with little waves

Posted by: on January 17th, 2016

Hello Friends,

Un-summery touch of cool to the air this morning, but there were glassy little bumps to chase at Dee Why beach. Size looked to be in the knee to waist range and seemed to be relatively consistent too. Plus, there were more peaks than have been evident over the last few days. So nothing amazing, but definitely waves to be had.
As of 0500, swell was out of the SSE at a touch under 2 metres with an average period of 9 seconds.
Wind will eventually pick up from the SE, but the call is for 10-15 kts. Swell should hang in there but it’s on a downward trend toward maybe half the size tomorrow.
Tide’s low at 0900 and back to high at 1500.
The outlook continues to be for a small to marginal front half of the week with an extended east swell regime arriving from around Thursday and sticking around (potentially) into early next week. So, hooray for that!
Have yourself a great Sunday!

dy surfers

Sunday morning crew finding a few knee to waist high bumps to catch

dy beach surfer

No Man’s rider gets a fun little left at 0720

Weather Situation
A strong high pressure system near Tasmania is slowly moving east strengthening a ridge along the New South Wales coast and directing south to southeasterly winds across the western Tasman Sea. Winds will gradually turn north to northeasterly during Monday and Tuesday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea maintaining the ridge to the north.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Around 1 metre.
Southerly 1.5 metres.
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Monday 18 January
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Below 1 metre.
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Tuesday 19 January
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Easterly around 1 metre.

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