13th Beach Surf Report 10.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report 10.09.17…High Tide 3.01pm Low Tide 8.25am….the fog cleared early and revealed a 3ft swell on the open beaches with a west to north westerly at 10K’s…pretty bumpy and uneven at 13th and townies…banks are a lottery…me thinks the reefs will be more reliable today….Posso’s to Bells….Monday will be northerly at 25K’s and 3ft…expected clean offshore waves all day at 13th and townies….mmm….Tuesday will be north to north west at 6K’s and 3ft…another day of clean waves….go surfing….Wednesday will be west to north west at 25K’s and 4 to 5ft….getting solid at 13th and townies but with this westerly aspect may affect the quality of banks…Posso’s t Bells will likely be better quality….tending west to south west at 25K’s in the arvo…..Thursday will be westerly at 30K’s and 6 to 8ft…cross shore winds on the open beaches….too large for here….Posso’s to Bells….maybe a high tide paddle at Raffamea Bay if you can find the bank….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report Cylinders 09.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report….09.09.17 Cylinders…High Tide 2.24pm Low Tide 7.44pm…a cool morn of junky surf at 13th and townies…west to south west at 15K’s and 4ft with slightly bigger pulses…cleaner wave options at Pt Road Knight and Lorne me thinks….Sunday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 3ft…13th and townies are worth a look …Posso’s to Bells will likely be cleaner and more settled….late afternoon onshore by 4.00pm predicted…Monday will be northerly at 20K’s and 3ft…13th and townies should be good fun….go surfing…offshore all day…..Tuesday will be north west at 7K’s and 3ft….expected west to south west by 1.00pm….so don’t leave it too late for a paddle….Wednesday will be north west at 14K’s and 3ft…clean fun waves at 13th and townies…tending westerly at 30K’s in the afternoon and building to 6ft…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report Cylinders 08.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report 08.09.17 Cylinders….High Tide 1.45pm Low Tide 7.03am…tis hard to get excited this morn with a really junky west to southwester at 15K’s and a very messy 4ft or so swell…its expected to build more during the day….me thinks a nice day to load up the log or fish and seek protected waves…Fishos Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…Saturday will be westerly at 20K’s and 6ft….cross shore early at 13th and townies…Posso’s sounds a good option…expected onshore by 10.00am…Maybe Pt Road Knight and Lorne later….Sunday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 3 to 4ft…fairly clean at 13th and townies but having a westerly aspect may be problematic….onshore by 4.00pm…Monday will be northerly at 25K’s and 3ft…looks like clean fun waves at 13th and townies…go surfing….Tuesday will be northerly at 4K’s and 3ft…almost glass…mmm…we have to have some of that…light onshore by 1.00pm but hardly affecting the quality of swell….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Martin Potter Circa 1984

Thought we had to feature Martin Potter again…saw him surf in his hey day at 4 to 5ft junky Beacon…he is still today the fastest most radical guy I’ve ever seen out there…mmm

13th Beach Surf Report Beacon 07.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report…. 07.09.17….Beacon….High Tide 1.03pm Low Tide 6.50pm….another gusty windy morn at 30K’s from the west to north west and a solid 6ft swell…no one around at 13th this morn…better wave options from Posso’s to Bells region…likely heaps of sweep too…maybe a high tide paddle at Raffamea Bay…Friday will be west to south west at 20K’s and 5 to 6ft…onshore and ugly at 13th and townies…better options east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….Saturday will be west to south west at 20K’s and 6 to 7ft…ditto above….Sunday will be west to north west at 12K’s and 4ft…cleaning up at 13th with a predicted  variable east to north east wind in the arvo…13th and townies will be worth due consideration…Monday will be northerly at 35K’s and 3ft…super offshore and windy…clean surf at 13th and townies…find a bank and enjoy the solitude…mmm…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Martin Potter Circa 1984

Martin Potter went where very few other surfers dared…Circa 1984.

13th Beach Surf Report 06.09.17 Cylinders

13th Beach Surf Report…06.09.17….Cylinders…High Tide 12.17pm… Low Tide 6.30pm….still super strong winds on the open beaches with a westerly at 25 to 30k’s and a large unruly swell around 6 to 8ft, all roads lead to the reefs from Posso’s to Bells…experienced riders today….maybe a clean wave at Raffamea Bay on the high tide….Thursday will be west to north west at 30K’s and 6ft…still a load of westerly at 13th and townies…still reefs will be better…and of course Raffamea Bay on the high tide….Friday will be west to south west at 25K’s and 6 to 8ft…time to seek the protected points…east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….Saturday will be westerly at 25K’s and 5 to 7ft…cross shore on the open beaches…Posso’s to Bells…expected onshore by late arvo west to south west….maybe Raffamea Bay again for a high tide paddle….Sunday will be west to north west at 15K’s and 4ft…fairly clean at 13th and townies…Posso’s to Bells will be good…maybe too cross shore on the open beaches…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Johnny Boy Gomes

Johnny Boy Gomes…channeling his energy and anger into ripping the top off this wave…Circa 1984 Pic John Jones

13th Beach Surf Report 05.09.17 1st Car Park

13th Beach Surf Report…. 05.09.17 ….1st Car park… High Tide 11.26am Low Tide 5.00pm…super solid and out of control at 13th and townies…around 6 to 8ft on the pulses with a howling westerly at 35 to 40k’s….Posso’s is likely the cleanest wave with heaps of rip….Bells too for big wave legends…maybe a high tide paddle at Raffamea Bay….mmm…Wednesday will be westerly at 30K’s and 6 to 8ft…still uber solid and out of control at 13th and townies…ditto Posso’s to Bells….Raffamea Bay on the high tide….Thursday will be westerly at 35K’s and 6ft…ditto above….Friday will be south west at 30K’s and 8 to 10ft…east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…kaboom…Saturday will be westerly at 25K’s and 5 to 6ft…large and cross shore at 13th and townies…clean at Posso’s to Bells…tending west to south west at 1.00pm…think Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis,Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report 04.09.17 Cylinders

13th Beach Surf Report…04.09.17…Cylinders….H.T 10.27am L.T 3.40pm…A solid westerly wind affect swell at 13th and townies…west to north west at 30K’s and 4 to 5ft…better wave options from Posso’s to Bells…maybe a high tide paddle at Raffamea Bay if the banks comply…Tuesday will be west to north west at 35K’s and 6 to 8ft…still likely too much westerly aspect on the open beaches….experienced surfers will head to the reefs…build to 10ft in the arvo….mmm…Wednesday will be westerly at 35K’s and 8 to 10ft…still way too cross shore for 13th and townies…Posso’s to Bells for the big wave riders…Raffamea Bay on the high tide for smaller wave legends….Thursday will be west to north west at 25K’s and 6ft…again likely to much westerly aspect on the open beaches…then the swell kicks to a ginormous 8 to 10ft and expected 15ft over night…I hope the wooden steps on the beaches are all bolted down properly….erosion 101…Friday will be 10 to 12ft with a south to southwester at 35K’s ….tis likely secret spots will have waves….east of townies…Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….seek and ye shall find….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co