The Bells Beach Community Visioning Taskforce is halfway through an extensive online consultation forum and anyone interested in the reserve’s future is encouraged to get involved.
Before the internet, surf forecasting was a rudimentary art consisting of equal parts science, intuition, and sheer pot luck. Swells would often appear from no apparent source,
Now we can predict those 'mysto' swells, and there's one coming later this weekend.
Jordan Barta swam the channel as Mark Mathews, Makua Rothman, and Perth Standlick had varying degrees of success at Cape Solander.
Conditions were almost perfect at Cape Solander during last Sunday's cyclone swell. Almost. The swell had a touch too much north and the low tide didn't arrive until later in the day. Dom Wills had one of the more acrobatic dismounts getting pommelhorsed out of a gaping barrel onto the face.