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After a southerly howler all night, I expected the conditions this morning. The Northern ends claimed 2 metres of swell while our nook was half that with about 1 metre waves on a high tide which made for a very easy point run. We will see the swell fall between... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pacific Jules
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Around 5 this morning the first cracks of lightning let loose and I thought a sleep in was on the cards but alas too noisy to sleep. So here is the story as it unfolded. With 30 cm's of dribble and an ever so light nor easter puffing occasionally. Interestingly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Hi Jo, Alas I dont have a hoodie but expect someone at the table will realise and ask tomoz. Cheers Brian
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This morning I wondered if we had given the hard drives enough time to spin down, for chips to cool off and ready themselves for the myriad of potential that is 2018. After a great few days swimming in offline mode, I did see a few regulars with their usual... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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With 20 degrees in the water , 1/2 a metre of South East swell and 8k/h of light wind, the swim was looking great till I heard about the dust up at Avoca by one of our sharkey mates and a doctor of all people. I assume mistaken identity but... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Morning all, sorry bout the delay, got a tad busy this morning. It was a perfect calm on a slightly cooler morning that saw the possum fur come out of hiding. With a half, a metre south-east swell which coming off a low tide saw a full swell rolling through... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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With a late get-up today, the Sun was already ahead of us and cooking by the time the tread hit the road. So much so the rubber was not even contemplated. Next to no swell and next to no wind pretty well sums it up. 180 souls took to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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With a high tide and about a metre of south swell, we hit the water early this morning with the 6:40 group due to some early appointments. The water was a bit murky with a green hue mostly due to no sunlight and the early hour I expect, however the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Hey Lainey, You will have to do another winter now. ;-) Hope it turns up. There might be a bit of a black market for these badges. I will see if I can find one for you. Cheers Brian
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This morning it seemed like midday by the time we headed for the swim with the Sun already so high you would be excused for thinking you had slept in. With a near high tide of 1.5 metres at 7, it was shaping to be an extra long swim this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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A 6 second swell from the South, much more of a wind-swell really but no wind but for the zephyr of a Westnorwester tinkering down between the Pines. A high tide and a hive of activity. The Sun now well above the Plimsoll line at 6:30. The 6.30 crew outnumbered... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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It was in fact just another glorious day and spectacular swim. We missed a big pod of dolphins that hit the bay 30 minutes after we got out. The day started like so many before but more and more light as the 6.45 photo shows. The waves we had on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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This morning as the sun swung round the dark side and piqued the horizon into action, we looked out to a sea of glass. Always a good omen on a wintery morning. With waves in the negligible zone and an inconsistent south swell pushing the ripples at somewhere between a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Ye of little faith, check the Oxford or the online Read it and repent
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2017 on Tuesday July 25th - Apricity at Pacific Jules
Michael does now after all the special attention at Breakfast, he may be a regular before too long.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2017 on Tuesday July 25th - Apricity at Pacific Jules
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For those wondering, Apricity entered our language in 1623 when a very chilly Englishman, Henry Cockeram used it to describe a love for the warmth of Sunlight in Winter. The Oxford Dictionary provides a contextual sentence which possibly raises more questions about other words that have fallen on paths less... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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With offshore winds about as light as they could be from the WSW and a rising tide from a low at 4am, we were met with what was as close to a mirror finish as you could hope for. Coupled with no swell to speak of and a balmy 18... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Have a great week everyone. Brian And now the news and upper management business. Important notice! TRIVIA NIGHT 2017 Note from Management: to clear up any confusion, the 2017 Quiz Night is not a B&B event. It is an event run outside of B&B by two B&B members, Roz Beaver... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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With 60cm of south swell on a 5 second cycle, under brooding clouds, the after swim chatter was all about a new visitor to the bay that was apparently not a dusky. And according to And according to Lainey it was not anything she had seen before. The best she... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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As sure as the Sun shines, Winter is coming. For those that missed the Thredbo shots yesterday, I can assure you it's snowing somewhere and as we edge towards the beginning of June, we may need to celebrate these warm days because they may not last. The ocean's edge today... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Alana, Lara was so bouyed by the comments that she has commenced a version with whale and calf plus swimmers. Will show it in my next blog. Cheers Brian
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A pristine morning with the slightest West South West zephyr angling through the pines. One of those days when the water and air temperature are so very close that its hard to tell if you are in or out. At 7 we were just off the bottom of a low... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Hi Charl, Yes we did, this link was at the end of the Blog. Ian passed it on to me. Cheers
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With a low tide at 7.30, 30 cm of swell from the north east and the lightest of 5K west nor west wind and most importantly a stunning 22 degrees, it was hard to imagine we were in May. The Rubber has usually long since made its appearance on many... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Hey Elizabeth, I did get more photos but you have to follow the link. And even a bit of video coming in. Cheers Brian