Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Hot Winter Conditions

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Hot Winter Conditions

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WHAT a winter Co well, so far anyway. It has been pumping up and down the east coast of Australia, with that huge swell from last week followed by another this week.

Summer is usually the season of swell for us in the cyclone zones, but when those winter lows form they are just magic.

Clean, cool water and offshore breezes with a long period groundswell is the closest thing to surfing heaven, nirvana or whatever.

The points on the Discovery Coast have been great for a week and a crew got out to the reef yesterday and had it good too.

There are still a few waves around today and again tomorrow Co but it is dying off fast now as that low has gone Co so get in early.

THE low and huge swell that hit down south last week pushed up between the east coast and NZ and ran smack bang into Fiji where the Volcom Pro copped it big time. …

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