At 6.15 a.m:
Constantine (1*): 4 to 5 feet.
The wind is still rattling into the bay this morning with a brisk west sou’ wester galloping across the headland. The sky is still threatening too, with large expanses of grey taking up most of the horizon although laced by smaller but promising streaks of pale blue.
And so the surf is junked out again. It is bigger but is still a mess of mixed up and windblown chop with four to five feet of windblown and raggedy surf washing ashore.
It’s not pretty and it’s not inviting but there are waves and you might just find a few screaming inside peaks as the tide drops back later.
But it is really another Harlyn day today!
Harlyn (3*): 3 feet.
The wind must be a little more westerly than it has been, creating a bit more of a messier surf than we would hope for.
The three feet of rumbling surf is ruffled and tousled again at high tide this morning, bigger than it looks at first sight and full of promise for the dropping tide.
It is likely to be the best place locally for some half decent surf today, especially on this afternoon’s tide. We can expect a decent three to four feet of fun surf to be barrelling onto the beach through this afternoon!
And the sun might even put in an appearance by this evening too!
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 12:54 (1.0m) High Tide: 18:50 (7.4m)
Surf Forecast for Thursday 4th August 2016
A brighter day should cheer us all up today but that wind is still going to blow onshore, brisk and fresh and from the north west. And so it is going to feel chilly in the wind but pleasant in the sunshine.
The surf is likely to be continue in the three to four feet range, staying choppy and messy but at least with a little bit of size to it.
Surf Conditions for the Rest of the Week
A little depression is set to glide in and over us at the start of this week, bringing freshening south westerly winds, as well as some ‘mixed’ summer weather!
Those winds should push up some waves and blow them onto our local surf breaks, making for really choppy conditions at our favourite spots but maybe getting enough waves rolling around and into the sheltered spots like Harlyn.
Those waves are going to more of the locally produced and weaker kind than we would prefer from those long range swells but at this time of year, we’ll take what comes our way!
So we should have a choice between surfing bigger but very choppy main break locations or really small but crisp and clean Harlyn as the week starts out.
By the end of the week though, just as the weather settles, that wind is likely to back round to the north west again and that is onshore everywhere.
Still, theres plenty of time for that to change yet!
Have a great week, wherever you are and whatever you do!