Beautiful morning with waves

Posted by: on November 27th, 2019

Hello Friends,

Had a look around this morning to see if I could spot a worthy wave. Swell has come up as expected. It’s straight south and a couple of metres out at sea with a period of 11 seconds. This meant it was biggest at north ends such as Long Reef. Unfortunately in the latter case the SW wind was chewing it up pretty severely before 0900 when I looked. Plus a deep 1.9 m high tide was coming into the to the peak at 0925. The tide and straight south combo weren’t delivering a lot of joy down at the Dee Why end. There were plenty of folk in the water from Kiddies up to No Mans, and some set wave faces looked to be into the shoulder high range, but they were really difficult to paddle into and the sets were not too frequent.

By the time the tide is ready to play nice, the wind will be southerly, going around later to the NE at the end of the day. So, timing will be everything if you’re going to have a go – as usual.

Water quality’s basically good everywhere but Queensy lagoon and temp is sitting on 20C.

Right now it looks as though the general settings will be retained through tomorrow and then the models show the period decreasing as we get into Friday-Saturday. So if you can find something today, I’d do it.

Have a great Wednesday everyone.

No Mans wave of the morning

Fat shoulder at Dee Why

Lotta waiting around for short rides near the Lugga

Size but scrappy and lumpy in high tide, sideshore Longy.

Heart-stopping action at Collaroy 0830

The Ile De Brehat, a French cable-laying vessel off Narrabeen this morning

 

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure is establishing itself about coastal parts in the wake of a cold front. Northeasterly winds will prevail over the coming days, before a southerly change moves up the waters behind the next cold front on the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots shifting northeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 28 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 29 November

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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