Swell roaring for the early

Posted by: on November 2nd, 2017

Hello Friends,
Had just enough time to post pics but not much else… so more later when I get back from the beach… Looks pretty crazy and out of control but there are people in the water at the point, so I’ll drop by for a closer look in the next hour or so.

Very consistent at 0740

No Mans not looking approachable

A smaller set wave gets ridden at 0740


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Weather Situation
A deep low pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving slowly to the south. In combination with a high developing over the Bight, this will maintain fresh to strong southwest to southeasterly winds and powerful surf conditions over southern and central waters this morning, after which the low will begin to weaken and winds ease. Winds will turn briefly northerly over most of the coast on Friday ahead of a southerly change moving through later on Friday and during Saturday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then turning northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers this morning.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Friday 3 November
Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Winds shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the afternoon and evening.
Saturday 4 November
Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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