Author Archives: KB

Almost time to go “Home”

It is almost time for me to pack up my Summer Home (UK Winter) and head back home. The waves this SA Summer have been “Mixed” the good days Very Good, but many flat spells, and lots of just .. … Continue reading

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J bay summer review 2019

It has not been the best summer in J bay for swell consistency. Sure when the swell is up, and the wind conditions are favourable ….J bay is pretty damn special, but this season has just not produced the goods … Continue reading

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Bad Forecasts……

It has been a week of “Bad Forecasts”. Not only Magic Seaweed has been getting it wrong, but all of the surf forecasting sites here in SA have been way off track. I have been told it is due to … Continue reading

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Another “Mixed” week.

What can I say….. another “Mixed” week in J bay. It is not that the surf has been bad…. it has just not been good! Lots of unfulfilled surf forecasts, waist high when we were expecting head high etc.etc…. You … Continue reading

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Not every week is perfect for SURF!

Not every week in J bay is a great surf week. The past week or so proves this. Mixed wind conditions and small swells have all but put pay to getting in the ocean to surf. Sure I should ride … Continue reading

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7 Good Days

It is nearing the end of January 2019 and I have been in J bay for just over 1 week, and had 7 good days of surf. The SA Summer is not known for it’s big swell, but compared to … Continue reading

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“Short” or “Mid Length” ?

Mid Length is the new bye word for all those boards that are not “Short Boards” and definitely not “Long Boards”, possibly not Mini Mals, or retro boards either….. so what are they? Well….. my view is…I do not really … Continue reading

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Coming home is good…. .

All too often, coming home after a good surf trip can just feel S*!t. Cold air temp, no sunshine, colder water temps, and surf just not as good as where you have come from. BUT it isn’t always bad. The … Continue reading

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The Last 10 Days

Well, what a difference a day makes…. or 10 to be precise! The past week (or so) has again been good, and Good in J bay is the same as “Perfect” in most other places! Plenty of swell, loads of … Continue reading

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Another 10 days in J bay….

Well…. what a contrast from the previous 10 days, only a handful of surfs over the same period of time. (I surfed over 20 times in the 10 days before) Still good on a few days, but the swell has … Continue reading

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