As I type many of the world's best surfers are winging their way toward Fiji. Parko, Mick, Slater, Dorian, Anthony Walsh, Mick Freeman (who?). All of them chasing a south swell that formed in the Southern Ocean late last week. All of them chasing a south swell that formed in the Southern Ocean late last week and will spark up Cloudbreak tomorrow and Wednesday.
For those that couldn't just hop a plane, there was an opportunity to intercept the swell during it's East Coast transit. For six hours yesterday south swell magnets ignited under the long interval energy.
These photos by Darryl Menzies show one such place. Surfers are Rory Jenkins, Blake Johnston, Craig Branch, Jared Hickel, Terepai and Ian Lloyd.