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VIDEO: Rincon on Friday 27 January

Posted by: on January 28th, 2017

A quick compilation of four short video clips showing low tide Rincon around 3pm. (Sorry so lumpy on the pans, but I was shooting my 150-600 handheld)

A clip of the point around midday Saturday

Posted by: on March 26th, 2016

Went for a surf amongst the murderous morning shutdowns at Dee Why and got out about the time the wind was coming into play. Unlike the beach, pretty much every wave at the point was rideable – but for one minor issue…

Dee Why point clip from around midday

Posted by: on March 24th, 2016

Stopped by the point this morning and decided to jump in for a shot at the odd wave. Got a few, not more than my share, but fun anyway. Didn’t have the gopro with, so after I got out, I shot a short sequence to give you an idea of how it was looking once the tide had started to drop and before the NE’r got into it…

Saturday very small but not quite absolutely flat (vid)

Posted by: on March 5th, 2016

Hello Friends,

Gotta be keen this morning. Waves were really tiny at Northy, Longy and Dee Why, but there were folks amongst ’em as the sun came over the horizon. Set wave faces were struggling to make the waist high mark, so you really wanted your floatiest wave tool. Although the MHL buoy was reporting 11-second period, the east swell was less than a metre out at sea.
Tide was high at 0600 and will be back to low at 1240. We’re in for another 30 degree day and while the wind was lightly NW at 0720, it will swing north and then NE as it builds to a summery 10-15 kts later this afternoon.
Swell isn’t expected to change much across the day.
Nor, is it likely to improve much across the coming week according to the models. So enjoy what we have, the autumnal quality can’t be far off now…
Here’s a little video minute thingee…

sup rider

SUP wanders around near Whiterock

north narrabeen surfing

Set wave steams in at North Narrabeen

Gardens surf

Shutdown city and no takers for the early

no mans surfer

Long boarder ekes out a little section at no mans

Still solid and definitely cleaner this am

Posted by: on February 28th, 2016

Hello Friends,

Wind was offshore at daybreak and the crew was on it at both the point and along the beach. Out at sea the main swell energy was coming from the SE at close to 11 seconds apart. Swell peaks were around two metres. There’s still some smaller but similar period stuff coming from the NE.
The combo is delivering head high sets with the odd bomb into the 1.5x range. Lotsa folks were on it at the point but fewer along the beach where it looked more like hard work than anything else.
Wind is due to come up from the SE later, but with luck it should be relatively benign until about lunch. Beyond that it looks like marginal but not quite flat conditions.
Swell is predicted to gradually weaken today, but the models seem to be predicting at least a little something to mess about in tomorrow and possibly into Tuesday.
Have yourself a top old Sunday and good luck if you’re getting in!

dee why point surfer

Reasonably consistent looking at 0750

dy point wave

This one slipped past everyone

dy beach surfer

This one ran a reasonable distance too

How it looked yesterday evening…

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Bight will gradually move eastwards into the southern Tasman Sea by Monday, extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast. A low pressure system over the southern Coral Sea will move further to the northwest over the next couple of days, leading to significant abatement of the long period easterly swell on the NSW coast during today.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Below 1 metre.
Easterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower early this morning.
Monday 29 February
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 1 March
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Swell but junky (vid)

Posted by: on February 27th, 2016

Hello Friends,

Well we have some energy thanks to a SE and NE combo. Swell is around the 2 metre mark and periods are 10-14 sec. That’d be brilliant, but unfortunately the SE wind didn’t let up overnight and this morning sees steady onshores most places (Manly ought to be okay though). Dee Why as the video shows was busy but not terribly inspiring. Sure there were head plus sets, but they were few and far between and very messy.
Around at the Collaroy-Narrabeen stretch there were some thumping shutdowns from the Marquesas to Gardens, but again the sideshore conditions were unappetising and no one was in the water when I checked at 0630.
The wind’s set to persist at about the current velocity for the rest of the day. Tide’s back to high at noon.
Outlook for tomorrow is a case of well maybe. The swell is expected to begin fading back overnight but with any luck the wind won’t be too bad early. Unfortunately for Dee Why and most other spots it’ll still be SE, so I’m expecting only so-so quality.
Monday should see lighter winds again for the early and some remnant swell into the chest range at magnets.
Beyond that it looks as though we’re back into a summery NE pattern with small but not flat swell conditions and the best opportunities being early.
Have yourself a top old Saturday and keep on smilin’!


Hurt yourself conditions

collaroy surfing

Monstered by a set

dy wave

Busy and messy

Dee Why point, late morning (vid)

Posted by: on February 18th, 2016

Swell was powering along late Thursday morning. It was coming from the SE (mostly) at 3.4 metres with a period of 14 seconds.

Saturday morning at No Man’s (vid)

Posted by: on February 13th, 2016

Small but catchable (with the right gear) little peaks along No Man’s this morning at Dee Why.

Sunday midday clip from Curl Curl (vid)

Posted by: on January 31st, 2016

Dropped by Curl Curl right on lunch time on the last day of January. It was hot and sunny and hard to get a park, so the water was pretty busy. But there were a few little waves to be had on the sets. Water’s beautiful too!

Dee Why point Thursday afternoon (vid)

Posted by: on January 28th, 2016

Coming home, loose-lipped from the dentist, swung by Dee Why for a quick look. Wind had actually backed off a bit and the swell was producing the occasional head plus bomb. So, I grabbed you another single-take sequence off the point…