The Retro Sth Stradbroke Island Session You'd Like To Surf Now

27 Sep 2017 1 Share

COASTALWATCH | STANDOUT SESSIONS

Video by Craig Halstead
Location: South Stradbroke Island July 6, 2011
Featuring: Mick Fanning, Dean Morrison, Jack Robinson, Mitchell James, Josh Fuller, Nick Chalmers

Here's a snippet of what went on in July 2011: Coastalwatch Chief Forecaster Ben Macartney said, "The longevity of this swell episode was linked to a very large, complex low that became established beneath the Tasman Sea last Wednesday July 6, 2011.

"The low complex remained anchored deep beneath New Zealand; its eastward migration inhibited by a large downstream high centred over the Pacific Ocean.

"The low was reinforced by a succession of polar storms and frontal systems tracking beneath the continent this week, sustaining a gargantuan low pressure system that’s still occupying a vast area of the Southern Ocean below the South Island."

See full swell wrap here.

Photo from the NSW Central Coast on Monday July 11.

Photo from the NSW Central Coast on Monday July 11.


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