Cylinders 13th Beach 29.03.17

H.T 2.15 pm L.T 7.28 am…Lost at Raffs(Raffamea Bay)…a quickie wettie yesterday…drop me a line if you know its whereabouts…. solid morn of clean surf on offer at 13th and townies on an early low tide now incoming…Beacon was washy but Cylinders offered the gems…4ft plus on the pulses and a north to north west at 20K’s….waves all day…the reefs too will fire from Posso’s to Bells…Thursday will be west to south west at 20K’s and 5 to 6ft…solid onshore cross shore surf at 13th and townies..clean surf east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight,Lorne and Kennett…Friday will be south west at 7K’s and 5ft…more solid onshore surf…ditto above for locales….Saturday will be west to north west at 20K’s and 4ft…clean surf at 13th and townies…clean waves too on the reefs…go surfing….Sunday will be south to south west at 15k’s and 5 to 6ft…more solid onshore surf at 13th and townies…protected breaks like east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

1st Carpark 13th Beach 28.03.17

H.T 1.15 pm L.T 6.30am…A chilly autumn morn after our heat from yesterday…a fresh west to north wester at 10K’s and 3 to 4ft on the sets…a pretty low tide now incoming…banks will hopefully improve….the reefs from Posso’s to Bells will be good…keep an eye on  townies and 13th, it should improve…south west by 5.00 pm…Wednesday will be north to north west at 15K’s and 4ft….clean head high surf at 13th and townies…Beacon will start to fire and build during the day…its al about banks for the rest of 13th and townies…with the surge in swell…5 to 6ft me thinks the beachies will struggle. Posso’s to Bells and beyond will be firing….Thursday will be westerly at 18K’s and 5 to 6ft… super cross shore surf conditions at 13th and townies…maybe a high tide Raffamea Bay …tending south west by 11.00am…the reefs will be way more consistent in the morn…when the onshore kicks think of Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight and Kennett….Friday will be west to south west at 5K’s and 5ft…more large junk and 13th and townies…ditto above….Saturday will be west to north west at 20K’s and 4ft…looking pretty clean at 13th and townies…a small window before the predicted onshore at 11.00 am…a 5 to 6ft pulse with a stiff onshore….think east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Beacon 13th Beach 27.03.17

H.T 12.05 pm L.T 5.15 am…A super warm start early with a uber windy northerly puffing away at 13th and townies…Beacon is starting to fire and the Beaconites are damned excited…under extreme excitement they have been known to froth at the mouth and take up smoking unfiltered cigarettes from geographical locations close to Morocco, they have also been seen slapping their lower regions to improve blood flow and virility(a medically unproven method of increasing hormone production) …but I digress…3 to 4ft and northerly at 30k’s or so…waves at both townies and 13th…an expected onshore mid arvo so don’t leave it too late for a paddle…Tuesday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 4ft…looks like more quality surf on the radar, 13th and townies will be fun as will the reefs to the west….onshore mid arvo….Wednesday will be north west at 10K’s and 3 to 4ft…more quality surf at 13th and townies…autumn has arrived…enjoy….Thursday will be south west at 20K’s and 5 to 6ft…super solid ground swell…13th and townies will be trashed…clean surf east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….Friday will be southerly at 5K’s and 5ft…still onshore and solid…think above spots again…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

1st Carpark 13th Beach

H.T 10.45 am L.T 4.20 pm…A light onshore greeted me this morn on the surf check this morn at 13th…surprisingly larger than expected…me thinks around 3ft and slightly bigger on the pulses…the banks are pretty average and me thinks the reefs would be way more consistent….Posso’s to Bells will be good. On the mid to high tide hopefully townies will have a few peelers…expected be stay light east to south east throughout the day now…mmm…Monday will be northerly at 25K’s and 3 to 4ft…a solid clean offshore at 13th and townies…clean of the reefs too…expected onshore by late arvo….Tuesday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 4ft…more clean solid surf at 13th and townies…tending westerly by 11.00am…clean surf at Posso’s to Bells….maybe a mid to high tide paddle at Raffamea bay….Wednesday will be north to north west at 6K’s and 4ft…clean solid surf on the open beaches all day…Beacon will fire nut we may see the banks challenged at both townies and 13th…seek and ye shall find…the reefs from Posso’s to Bells will fire…autumn is here…Thursday will be west to south west at 20K’s and 5 to 6ft…super solid onshore surf at the open beaches…all roads lead to the protected breaks east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

1st Carpark 13th Beach 25.03.17

H.T 9.30am L.T 3.10 pm…1st Carpark…an uber clean wonky fat swell on the open beaches this morn…banks are struggling with this lazy swell…still looks like fun and worth rolling the shoulder…the beachies should be considered very seriously me thinks…go surfing…mmm…Sunday will be westerly at 4K’s and 2ft…a very small light cross shore at 13th and townies…maybe a sneaky clean loggin wave at Raffamea Bay….tending west to south west at 25K’s and 4ft by 2.00pm…maybe Lorne in the arvo…Monday will be northerly at 25K’s and 3ft…clean fun waves at 13th and townies…onshore by 2.00 pm…go surfing….Tuesday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 4ft…feels like an autumn swell on the go…13th and townies will be good till 2.00 pm when the onshore kicks in…the reefs from Posso’s to Bells will fire too….Wednesday will be north to north west at 7K’s and 4ft…clean quality surf at 13th and townies…tending west to north west by midday…another great day for the reefs too…Posso’s to Bells…the choice is yours…mmm…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

1st Carpark 13th Beach 24.03.17

H.T 8.30am L.T 2.20pm…A super wonky and dishevelled swell at 13th and townies this morn…around 2 to 3ft and hard to actually see a wall that is surfable…desperate surfers might find the high tide more palatable…Saturday will be north to north east at 15K’s and 2 to 3ft…clean early and then onshore by 2.00 pm from the west…could be some fun on offer….Sunday will be south to south west at 3k’s and 2ft…light onshore dribble…what to do…Monday will be north to north east at 35K’s and 3ft…a howling offshore and clean surf…a heavy board maybe an advantage…mmm…onshore by 2.00pm…Tuesday will be westerly at 15K’s and 4ft…cross shore on the open beaches…clean surf at Posso’s and Raffamea Bay…onshore by 2.00 pm…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co.

Beacon 13th Beach 23.03.17

H.T 7.43 am L.T 1.50pm…The wind is still howling from the east to south east at 35K’s and 4 to 5ft on the open beaches…no real options today…tending south east by mid arvo at 25k’s…just relax…breathe….in …out…in …out….it makes one feel better…Friday will be easterly at 20K’s and 4ft…still cross shore and shifty…keep breathing…in…out….in….out….feel the diaphragm rise then fall…rise then fall….Saturday will be north to north east at 20K’s and 3ft…game on…clean head high surf at 13th and townies…banks will be fast…mmm…engage the fast twitch muscle and seek glory…a fun day of surfing….Sunday will be north to north east at 10k’s and 2ft…a day of clean fun waves…ideal for beginners and learners today…go surfing….Monday will be howling offshore and uber clean…a morning of clean surf before a wind shift to the west to south west at 20k’s….mondayitis maybe justified…mmm…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

1st Carpark 13th Beach 22.03.17

H.T 7.00 am L.T 1.05 pm…A very dismal overcast damp morn with a howling south to southeaster at 35K’s and a blown out swell at 2 to 3ft…me thinks no options on the coast for a wave today…best relax, put the feet up and review your investments….Thursday will be east to south east at 25K’s and 4ft…looks like more junky cross shore on shore conditions…mmm….Friday will be easterly at 15K’s and 3 to 4ft…still cross shore at 13th and townies…some desperate souls may have  a paddle…the choice is yours…tending east to south east in the arvo….Saturday has a small window of predicted light northerly winds and a 2 to 3ft swell….tending westerly by 2.00 pm then southerly by 5.00 pm….Sunday will be westerly at 4K’s and 2ft…light cross shore surf conditions till midday…maybe a clean dribble at Raffamea Bay ….expected east to south east by 2.00 pm….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Pat Morgan Keel Fin Circa 72

Pat Morgan was a 60’s / 70’s surfboard shaper/designer based in Torquay Victoria. The keel fin design was primarily his and noted surfers Wayne Lynch and Nat Young rode these designs during this period. The one pictured is Circa 71/72 and photo pic credit Vonweirdo. also at Vonweirdo’s.com.audownload (2)