Surf was solid chest+ in the AM, and the ripsuckers even bigger in the PM - plenty of juice to shortboard on. A lot of surfers to surf around on the drops though. Buoys only 3.3@9s but it was a thick peak, plenty of energy. Looks like Bermuda gave us some swell, maybe a Danny set or two, who knows.
Three nice chop swells in a row last week. Lots of fun chest-high+, occasional head-high on Sunday, Friday just a chop but occasional bombs came in, earlier in the week another real fun little chop swell. Welcome to Red October!
Surfed a couple sessions low - mid tide, winds allowed nice, surprisingly powerful lefts and good rights. Plenty of near-perfect shortboard rides. Occasional bigger sets. Perhaps some short-period groundswell had mixed in with the wind-swell. Hadn't surfed in months. Looks like some small waves still left today for the stragglers.
Nice easterly lines yesterday in Hull, wind picked up out of the west after noon and made it hard to catch waves but still some nice drops - and I saw some long rides from other surfers. Water not too cold, just hard to surf with 28 knot gusts in your face. Next Thursday should be even nicer with a SW wind.
Solid, pumping, gnarly swell. S-SSW wind. If it had been SW would have made even more-perfect, near-epic tubes but it was almost that good a swell thanks to almost Perfect Storm Sandy. Surfed receding high to mid. Good to get out after almost 2 weeks since Rafael. Tomorrow = clean leftovers.
Still some nice walled-drops, occasional bombs, little shifty in the peak. Best tides seem to be mid-mid, mid, and high, mid-high is sort of screwy, particularly with the West winds. About 50 or so shortboard rides in last two days - not bad.
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