At 8.05 a.m:
Constantine (2*): 1 to 2 feet
We have lost that freezing bite in the wind this morning, a calmer, grey, but mild winter’s day replacing that annoying north westerly, gnawing wind that has been blowing for ever.
Make the most of it though…..
Right now the breeze is drifting in from the south west, still onshore but not ruining the small surf as much as those north westerlies do.
But small it very much is. There are only tiny waves wandering into the bay this morning, a foot, occasionally two at the most but with that attractive steepness to them that has been missing.
So if you fancy a knee high, bumpy and inconsistent glide or two then this is the place to be. It should be well worth a little look on this afternoon’s tide too. Hopefully it will be smidgeon bigger by then.
And I have at last managed to get my laptop booked in for repair tomorrow so we might just get back on track with the earlier surf reports (if they can fix the starting problem!).
Harlyn (0*): Flat
Ah, Harlyn is being groomed by a light offshore breeze under a silver winter’s sky this morning, a serene and picturesque idyll, ruined only by the lack of a rideable wave.
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 12:42 (0.7m) High Tide: 18:35 (7.7m)
Surf Forecast for Wednesday 6th December 2017
A strengthening south westerly wind is going to be shepherding a growing swell our way today. A couple of feet of raggedy looking surf on the exposed beaches in the morning is quickly going to be replaced by some cavernous, sand-biting and building barrels at the sheltered spots by the afternoon!
Two feet going to six feet in 8 hours along with a gale force sou’ wester.
Anything is better than those nor’ westerlies though.
Surf Conditions for the Start of the Week
This week is likely to start out with that same old northerly wind gnawing away at our chilly bits but at least it should be no more than a breeze through Monday.
And then a south westerly should kick in through Tuesday, still onshore at the main breaks but at least giving Harlyn and one or two other places the chance for some clean little waves – if there’s enough swell to get into those sheltered spots. And it might be Wednesday before that happens!
In the meantime though the air should be milder, if a little damper.
And then it’s back to what seems to be becoming normal these days, a brisk (and cold!) north westerly junking out the surf through the back half of the week.
Ah well, it will eventually get good and will feel all the better for it when it finally kicks in!
Have a great week, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!