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31 August 2012

Animated Surf Map

Finally found a way around LaJolla's block of direct calls to their fabulous images.
You just have to follow these three steps.
1. copy this link:

2. Then click this link:

3. Then paste the address (in 1. above) into your browser address bar:

A direct call gets this message:
the web site no longer allows direct linking to our frames or image hot-linking

So what is happening these images are not easy to find from their site. Surely in this day and age they can host them somewhere cheaply and call them from their site.
Anyway, here is a direct call (you will see a small box):

30 March 2012

Marrawah TAS

Here is the collection for the trip in April 2012


Green Point Beach
Green Point Beach is one of a number of good quality spots around the town of Marrawah

Arthur River
Directions "go to marrawah and turn left to the arthur river, go to the sign saying edge of the world"
Wave quality: World Class
Experience: Pros or kamikaze only...
Frequency: Very consistent (150 day/year)
Nice barrels, gets pretty big and be careful of cliffs. get in the barrel and hold on for the spit
Atmosphere: big cliffs and rocks. dangerous rips and wild. often drift wood getting washed up.

More Forecasts
Select the Aust/NZ (radio button) from the choice then from the forecast drop down list select animation.

Seabreeze: Cape Sorrel is down the coast at Strahan.

Surfline - use this:

General Weather Forecast

26 January 2012

Temotu Feb12

This page was a bunch of links that may be needed for a visit to Temotu Province.
The blog of this trip is at this page:

North Pacific wave height
and period
and note the following:

From Surfline
You may not be able to access these pages without a Premium membership.
Ignore the southern swell in these forecasts:

Surfline Text forecast

Language - Äiwoo or Ayiwo (ISO 639-3: nfl)
Vocabulary with links to other language resources:
OLAC resources for this language

Nagu(the other main language of the region) Swadesh lists in Text form

All Solomons (unlisted)
same map..

Reef and surrounds

View Pigeon Reef Makalom Pileni in a larger map


Surf Forecasts

Our favourite forecast for surf in Sydney (and most of Australia) is:

LaJolla is handy for forecasts, you can pick a graphic for anywhere in the world:

There are links to other nice people that provide
this information:

Top view from Queenscliff looking along the beach at Manly NSW ... on Twitpic

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