Little waves about for the keen

Posted by: on September 29th, 2017

Hello Friends,

Beautiful morning along the beaches. At 0830 there was a light WNW wind just texturing the sea. Tide was just on low (high’s at 1500) and the MHL buoy was showing 1.2 m of 13-sec(!) SE. Kinda odd that nothing was really showing at the point given the data, plus the beach was really tiny up to No Mans. Looks like maybe knee to knee and a bit at the Dee Why end and possibly occasionally a touch bigger at Longy. Someplace like Curly might be a better shot to maximise your chances, but even then I reckon waist and a bit at best even there.
Having quickly scanned this morning’s collection of forecast models, I’d say they line up pretty well with the Goat’s forecast. Kinda typical spring pattern settling in…
Have yourself a fine old Friday everyone!

WRL cam, 0720 Friday am looking like maybe the odd little bump

Too small for the point, maybe a mal up toward Longy…

Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge extends across the state from the west. Winds will increase in the south late Friday ahead of a cold front, which will skim across the south on Saturday. A new high pressure ridge will develop in its wake, with southerly winds moving along the coast.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the early afternoon then tending west to southwesterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.
Saturday 30 September
Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning then shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.
Sunday 1 October
Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Sunny.

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