Surf Report for Monday 29th December 2014

Constantine (2*):  1 to 2 feet

at 8.10 a.m.

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Ah, there is another fabulous dawn out there this morning, a bright and beautiful sunrise gradually dissolving that dusting of crystal frost, the pale blue sky stretching all the way to those mountainous cloud banks of night which are adrift across the ocean’s horizon.
The surf has dropped, it’s not flat but it is small.
There’s a foot or so of beautifully shaped lines drifting themselves into gently peeling peaks of fun. The odd bigger set is pushing through, waist high and shimmering in that early dawn light but you have to wait for those.
A fun longboard session awaits, especially if you have the time to pick the perfect stage of tide even though there’s nothing much over waist high coming through, we’re going to have to wait until tomorrow for that!
But we can get our glide on and style across those pretty little peaks of glass in the meantime.

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Harlyn (0*):  Flat

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It is beautiful around here this morning, flat but beautiful!
The sea is steaming, indicating its (relative) warmth in contrast to the frost dusted beach while making for an atmospheric seascape, that golden sunburst of dawn backlighting the bay.
It is quite a gorgeous sight!
But there’s no surf here today, it’s the other side of the headland for a very small but clean and pretty surf all day today!

Today’s Tide Times:

Low Tide:  17:26  (2.0m)           High Tide:  10:54  (6.7m)

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Surf Forecast for Tuesday 30th December 2014

Things will change today, a south westerly wind blowing through.
The wind is likely to strengthen a bit through late morning, easing a little through the evening. And that is going to help to push a new swell our way, the beginning of another period of thickish surf, leaping and bouncing into the bays.
Harlyn is likely to show some style by the morning, getting better through the day with the fairly small neap tides not effecting things too badly.
Yep, a fairly typical sou’ westerly day at Harlyn is awaiting!

Surf Conditions for the Start of the Week

Small but immaculately shaped surf is going to kick off this last week of the year, beautifully bright skies and a smothering of frost to start our days, lightly glassy surf to keep us occupied till dark.
That will change as the year counts down, a fresh south westerly bringing warmer and damp air up and over us, while helping to push through the start of a new swell.
By Tuesday we are likely to be surfing Harlyn, up to three feet and a little greyer than it has been but still relatively mild in the water and with clean and fun conditions.
That should take us well into New year’s Eve and then New year’s Day, the surf getting bigger as we go along, the wind gusting hard here and there, quieter in the morning and evening, blustery during the midday high tides.
So, there will be surf, starting out small and sweet becoming more mixed up through the week as the weather becomes a little milder but windier and damper.
Let the festive celebrations continue!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!

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I was surfing on a lump of rock in the Atlantic last week and loved this Christmas tree!
Merry Christmas One and All!