Shaun Thomson Circa 1985

Shaun Thomson heading down the line…circa 1985 liking that Canyon board…Photo credit Kirk Aeder.

13th Beach Surf Report 21.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report 21.09.17 …Cylinders….High Tide 12.15am Low Tide 6.12am….an uber windy morn at 13th and townies…northerly at 35K’s and a very small swell at 2ft….an ideal day for that heavy board to drop in easier….expected to tend east to north east by late arvo….Friday will be north west at 4K’s and 3ft…clean fun waves at 13th and townies…tending west to north west in the arvo….Saturday will be west to south west at 10K’s and 2ft…onshore small and junky early then swinging offshore by mid morn…yes uber windy too…keep an eye on 13th and townies for a paddle….Sunday will be north west at 40K’s and 4 to 5ft…clean solid surf on the open beaches…maybe better on the reefs today….Posso’s to Bells…tending strong westerly in the arvo….Monday will be west to north west at 20K’s and 3 to 4ft…pretty clean at 13th and townies but the westerly aspect may create cross shore conditions…clean surf from Posso’s to Bells….onshore by 4.00pm…stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report 20.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report 20.09.17 …High Tide 12.01pm Low Tide 5.43pm…a super solid swell at 13th and townies…around 6ft but bigger pulses pushing through…heaps of movement of water with a light north to northwester at 10K’s….looks like Posso’s, Bells and Winki will be firing….a day for bigger wave riders…a few out at Beacon making a fist of it….Thursday will be northerly at 25K’s and 4ft…offshore for most of the day…clean head high surf at 13th and townies…quality surf on the reefs too…tending westerly by 4.00pm….Friday will be north west at 5K’s and 3ft…looks like some fun waves before an expected easterly by 1.00pm….Saturday will be north to north east at 30K’s and 3ft…windy and super clean at 13th and townies…cross shore westerly at 30K’s expected by 4.00pm….Sunday will be west to north west at 35K’s and 5 to 6ft…super solid surf on the open beaches…maybe too big for most of the banks and the westerly aspect may make it even more challenging….looks like a day for the reefs from Posso’s to Bells….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach surf report 19.09.17

13th Beach Surf Report 19.09.17….High Tide 11.01am….Low Tide 4.30pm…a super solid swell on the pulses at 6ft plus and loads on energy…tending west to south west at 25K’s….protected points this morn will be the best option…east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt RoadKnight, Lorne and Kennett…Wednesday will be north to north west at 11K’s and 4ft…clean surf at 13th and townies…find a decent bank and enjoy the ambience…the reefs from Posso’s to Bells will be good….Thursday will be northerly at 35K’s and 4ft…still clean for most of the day tending westerly by 4.00pm…yes very wind too…13th and townies will be good as will the reefs….Friday will be west to north west at 7K’s and 3ft…fairly clean surf at 13th and townies…tending west to north east in the arvo….yes variable but still fun….Saturday will be north to north east at 30K’s and 3 to 4ft…windy offshore surf at 13th and townies…Beacon should be very good fun as will the other breaks with a decent bank…mmm….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Marvin Foster Circa 1985

Marvin Foster for a lazy Monday morning…circa 1985 Pic Dan Merkel.

13th Beach Surf Report 17.09.17 Golfies

13th Beach Surf Report 17.09.17 Golfies….High Tide 8.46am Low Tide 1.48pm…The swell is slowly cleaning up but still raw and wonky…solid on the sets still at 5ft…yes it will clean up but the reefs maybe more reliable…Posso’s to Bells…13th and townies will clean up as the day progresses…though a dropping tide makes it interesting….Monday will be northerly at 30K’s and 4ft..a stiff clean offshore and a 4ft swell at 13th and townies…beacon should be firing…find a bank and go surfing….Posso’s to Bells will be good albeit windy….Tuesday will be westerly at 21K’s and 6 to 8ft…a super solid swell on the open beaches…cross shore winds too…Better at Posso’s to Bells for experienced riders…expected onshore by 10.00 am…then think Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…Wednesday will be north west at 10K’s and 5ft…solid clean and offshore….it’s all about banks at 13th and townies…Beacon will fire…Posso’s to Bells will be good….Thursday will be north to north east at 22K’s and 4ft…more clean wave action at 13th and townies….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report 15.09.17 Beacon

13th Beach Surf Report 15.09.17 Beacon….High Tide 6.35am Low Tide 12.00pm….a very frisky morn of wind from the west to north west and a solid 6ft swell…a load of west in it so way cleaner at Posso’s to Bells…maybe Raffamea Bay on the mid to high tide if a bank returns sometime soon….Saturday will be south west at 20K’s and 6 to 8ft…solid onshore surf cleaner waves east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett…Sunday will be north west at 11K’s and 5ft…solid clean surf at 13th and townies…staying clean all day and dropping in size by mid arvo to 3ft…go surfing…reefs too will be fun today….Monday will be north to north east at 30K’s and 4ft…clean head high surf at 13th and townies…go surfing folks….Tuesday will be westerly at 17K’s and 5 to 6ft…windy cross shore on the open beaches…cleaner at Posso’s to Bells…tending onshore by late arvo….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

13th Beach Surf Report 14.09.17 Cylinders

13th Beach Surf Report 14.09.17 Cylinders….High Tide 5.42am Low Tide 11.14am…a chilly west to southwester at 28K’s and a solid 6ft swell with slightly bigger pulses…way too wild at 13th and townies…me thinks protected breaks Like Pt Road Knight and Lorne….Friday will be west to north west at 30K’s and 6ft…a load of westerly making for cross shore surf at 13th and townies…cleaner on the reefs from Posso’s to Bells…maybe a high tide paddle at Raffamea Bay on the dawn patrol…mmm….Saturday will be south west at 25K’s and 5 to 7ft…large onshore surf on the open beaches….think east of townies, Fisho’s Torqool, Pt Addis, Pt Road Knight, Lorne and Kennett….Sunday will be north west at 11K’s and 5ft…clean solid surf at 13th and townies…looks like Beacon will fire…the reefs too will be firing from Posso’s to Bells…..Monday will be north to north west at 30K’s and 3 to 4ft…still clean and good quality waves at 13th and townies…fun quality surf at Posso’s to Bells too…me thinks a good day to have off….stay upright and make a difference Ross Rasta Surf Co

Simon Law laying some rail

Simon Law laying some heavy rail work…circa 1984 Pic by Peter Brouillet.