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Raw Tide

Raw Tide

The swell has come, the sun was out, the southerly was blaring and it seemed like a hard work with good reward at a local. It was a later start then normal. Went fishing for waves for the wife but...

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Retrograde

Retrograde

The sun was out, the rain had gone (for now) and we had some fun conditions to play in.  

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Photoshoot: Pure Heart Dance

Photoshoot: Pure Heart Dance

I spent some time with Maddy who has launched Pure Heart Dance this week going through some creative business ideas and strategies as she endeavors to take on a business for herself. As a creative...

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Rain Delay

Rain Delay

This weather has me stumped. I wake up and its raining. I get to work - sunny and humid... So there hasn't been much from me this week. I got 30 mins yesterday and captured some of the wildness on a...

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Better Than Nothing

Better Than Nothing

Better Than Nothing This mornings locations for a morning surf with the Next Wave Surf Crew were limited. Northerlies, turn Easterly winds, Easterly swell and little to none in terms of size. We...

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Wild Horses

Wild Horses

Wild Horses The swell has remained but has become a little straighter and (from my observations) a little harder to manage in the water. The wind is predicted to shift today to a Northerly, so open...

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Ebbs and Flows

Ebbs and Flows

Ebbs and Flows It was almost near perfect conditions for anyone and everyone to find what the wanted at the local this morning. Southside was smaller enough for the big boards, Northside was big...

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Weekend Flights

Weekend Flights

Weekend Flights One of the best parts of being a dad is showing off cool stuff to my sons. Cove is obsessed with the drone at the moment, so expect a few more flights on clear days.

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Shimmers

Shimmers

Shimmers Another beautiful morning. Another lackluster swell. But conditions are clean and people are smiling so who cares right? I'm just loving the clear skies and westerlies blowing through....

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Searching

Searching

Searching This morning we headed north in search for some swell. Had a blast at what I feel is the best suburb in the Coffs Habour area.

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Feeling Alive

Feeling Alive

Feeling Alive This morning starts what I hope to be 5 days of constant westerly winds and cute swell. And this morning didnt disappoint. With a massive turnout with the Next Wave Surf crew and a...

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Morning of the Grom

Morning of the Grom

Morning of the Grom Conditions were 1-2ft with little to no wind, smack bang on the low with an westerly swell. Perfect for the Groms. So it was a lot of fun watching guys like Nixon (today's cover...

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Low and Slow

Low and Slow

Low and Slow This morning was a lot like how i cook on the smoker. Low and Slow. No rise in swell - yet - and with the NW coming through it made it less clean. Also, my shots were a little more...

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Smooth Sailing

Smooth Sailing

Smooth Sailing It was another day to bring out the boats and ride some glassy, yet small and fat waves. Again, light wasn't too favorable for me, but that didn't stop people having a great time in...

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metaweather

metaweather

metaweather As I write this on my lunch break I am wrecked. My wife is frothing to hard at the moment and after a back-to-back terrible nights with a teething baby, we headed out to the metaweather...

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Gloomy Ripples

Gloomy Ripples

Gloomy Ripples I'll be honest, usually I'm the frother in our family, but it was Ella that dragged us to the beach this morning. And rightfully so. She had a blast, everyone was smiling even though...

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Quickly Formed

Quickly Formed

Quickly Formed This morning was a quick kid-less session this morning with some fun landscape shots followed by a 15 min window of crazy light before it disappeared to the overcast. Headed to...

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Single Fin Saturdays

Single Fin Saturdays

Single Fin Saturdays With pristine conditions in the water, yet waves rarely hitting the 1ft it made for a single fin loggers dream. We had the crew from Next Wave Surf Co back on the beach in the...

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Pocket of Bliss

Pocket of Bliss

Pocket of Bliss With a steady northerly breeze there is only really 3 beach breaks to surf in Coffs Harbour, so we headed to a northerly pocket and enjoyed some small and fat waves this morning....

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Mid Week Pauses

Mid Week Pauses

Mid Week Pauses It is remarkable how the smallest of changes - a slight swell drop off, a slight wind change - can make such a massive difference in nature. The only thing similar to yesterday was...

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