At 7.55 a.m:
Constantine (1*): 3 to 4 feet.
Well, that was a fun week on a surf-battered little rock in the atlantic. All blue skies and offshore hollowed surf and fish dinners and stuff.
But it’s a mild one to return to this morning, in amongst all the wetness and breeziness and other sorts of dreariness that is. And I’m not sure if we are going to see any proper daylight today either, that blanket of grey drizzly rain is spreading one horizon to the other!
The surf is a bit dull too, a few feet of wind slopped junk surf is washing around the bay messed up by a steady south westerly wind, so it’s hardly enticing. Four foot sets of sloppy chop is about as much as you could hope for if you paddled out here today.
Harlyn (2*): 2 feet.
There are some nice little waves smoothing their way into the bay here this morning.
A foot or two of clean and glassy little waves are lazily breaking onto the sand an hour or so ahead of high water, the sea a grey reflection of an even greyer sky.
The horizon has lost its sharpness today, there’s just a grey blend of dampness merging land to sea to air.
But there is something oddly cosy about it all, something a bit snuggly that just isn’t there all the time.
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 15:36 (1.8m) High Tide: 09:09 (6.9m)
Surf Forecast for Friday 18th December 2015
These hard blowing south westerly winds don’t look to be going anywhere soon and so we can expect more of the same but maybe just a bit bigger today.
Harlyn is likely to be our choice of surf venue again today and we can expect a fun three feet or maybe just a bit bigger of offshore shaped, hollow surf!
Surf Conditions for the End of the Week
That high flying jet stream continues to whoosh across the north atlantic dragging a whole bunch more low pressure systems in its wake as we rapidly close in on Christmas week.
Those tightly compacted isobars indicate more high winds, more south westerlies filled to the brim with (relatively) mild dampness, looking to continue to deposit a whole lot of wetness on top of us but bringing plenty of thick, winter swells our way too!
Harlyn is looking to be our surfbreak of choice for quite a little while to come with a whole series of low pressure systems ready to slingshot some mean and heavy winter swells our way.
The surf is likely to stay in the ‘big’ to ‘very big’ range well into the weekend and for quite a while to come after, making it a good time to maybe have a little search around the area for those even more sheltered, rare breaking, surf spots.
Have a great weekend, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!