Big Swell Big Winds No Surf.

Big Swell Big Winds No Surf.

Supposedly the swell had grown to a solid 4 meters according to the met charts and with the low tide being 5am I decided I would risk the so called 13 knot winds blowing SW. Mark decided he would have a sleep in so at 6am I was off on the 1 hour trip to our usual...
Port On A Monday

Port On A Monday

According to the forcast the west coast was going to be small this morning with a lot of wind but starting to pick up in the afternoon with the wind dieing off at around 4. With that in mind we decided to postpone our early morning session and make it an afternoon...
Swell Dropped But Still Surfable

Swell Dropped But Still Surfable

Our arrival in the carpark was greeted today with moans instead of yesterdays woops. According to the met service we should have a 1.5 m swell from the west with 18 knots of SW wind, 12 sec swell period and a high tide at 11.52am, theoretically still pretty good. We...
PW Does it Again

PW Does it Again

We arrived at the car park and the woops could be heard back in Auckland. The swell was a solid 6 to 7 ft with an offshore wind hitting the sw swell. Unfortunately the wind picked up and so we had a lot of spray in the eyes on take off and even paddling around was...