Very small

Hello Friends, South change rattled through overnight and has left us with dull grey skies and a steady 15-20 kts of southerly. Swell has faded right away too. It’s still around 2 metres out at sea to our south, but the average period’s dropped to around 7 seconds, so it’s just not doing anything at […]

Back in grey

Hello Friends, Swell situation is around about the same as yesterday – ie marginal at best. There seems to be more energy in the system though. The Sydney buoy was showing nearly two metres of 7 sec SSW wind swell out at sea. Apart from a solitary swimmer leaping off the rocks at the point, […]

Sunday sorta okay start

Hello Friends, Woke to a brief but soaking shower gurgling in the downpipes. As of 0900, the sun is back along the Northern beaches and the hazy air is (briefly?) diminished. We have some little waist with odd plusses dead south wind swell lapping into Dee Why. Out at sea the MHL data showed it […]

Stormy Friday

Hello Friends, Nup. As you suspected, it’s not a morning for surfing in Sydney. Rain bucketed down last night so the water looks horrible. The wind’s pushing along at 20-30 kts from the SE, so even the protected corners are getting smashed. And the swell, while big enough, is really just messy, stormy, short period […]

Hello to the early risers

Hello Friends, As of midnight the average height of the 6 sec period east windswell was only a metre, but 9 hours later, the direction has switched to the SSW and the average size has jumped to 2 metres. Whilst the period has bumped up slightly to around 7 seconds, the swell is coming from […]