Posts Tagged ‘ocean swell’

First swell of the season lights up the north shore

Sean Moody carvin' it

Folks, it’s been a long wait between swells up here on the north shore, but finally, one arrived today. Conditions were largely overcast and howling winds in between rain squalls, so it wasn’t that great, but at least the sun stayed out most of this afternoon. Here’s a some images of Flynn Novak, Sean Moody […]


More storm surf on the north shore, but a few more ridable waves too

My wife dawn patrols. Lane‘s usually down at WQS surf event starting there tomorrow and the surfers would want to be getting their practice in. I wasn’t wrong either. There was a healthy crew of surfers all over it, many of them getting caught inside by solid left handers from the west as well as […]


Jamie Obrien bag’s his first BIG Pipe Barrel of the 09-10 season

He caught this ridiculous barrel just half an hour into his surf.


Good times on the north shore

Wow, it’s been so spectacularly beautiful here on the north shore. Such beautiful glassy conditions with pretty consistent 3-5 foot waves. The amazing thing this year is the complete absence so far of traveling surfers. Just a handful of local surfers at any given spot. This must be about as close to the old days […]


The North Shore in Black and White – exhibition print sales

“I want to see more of my pictures in your hands”..


Derek Ho, still a Pipe Master after all these years

Anyone who’s watched the north shore over the past 15 or 20 years will tell you thruthfuly, who the best guys are out at Pipe. One guy that will be on everyone’s list is Derek Ho. He always finds the cleanest most beautiful Pipeline barrels and rides them with absolute ease, grace and supreme balance. […]


Wipeout of a lifetime

We had our first real day of solid swell for the season, 2 days ago. It was easily the best opening day for Pipeline that I’ve seen. relentless swell through out the night moved a great deal of the sand before daylight, although there was still some pretty heavy backwash and wobble happening out in […]


That’s Gold!

This is Cru Sarratt revelling in the green glow of a Rocky Point evening surf.