**** AFTERNOON SURF UP-DATE **** Howdy folks and thanks for dropping in to the baliwaves.com daily surf and weather report from straight off the beach here in Bali . Well Iâ€™m almost back in action and I can almost quote to yaâ€™s whats on tv at any given time of the day, ater 5 days of lying on my back infront of the box.
But we got the surf reports covered with our man Scotto whoâ€™s been back up to Canggu this morning as yaâ€™s can see in these latest pro filled photos we have for ya. I reckon it woulda been hard for a working man to get a wave at Canggu today with the crew of local and International ripsters in the water.
The first of our tides today here on the happy little holiday island of Bali was a 1.0mtr Low @ 8.00am then followed by a 1.9mtr High @ 2.30pm . Surfing conditions were clean and glassy first up until the ESE-SE off-shore Tradewind kicked in around 9.30am.
Anyway hereâ€™s what Scott had to say on surfing conditions up at Canggu this morning. â€œWell I was awake early today so I managed to get myself organised and headed up to Canggu. I was onsite and already set up at 6:45am when Slim rang for an update on surf conditions. Condtion were clean, glassy and around the 3ft+ range. There was some bigger ones coming through during the morning which would be a result of the incoming tide. It was another beautiful day, with sunshine clear skys, light off shore winds and perfect waves. Is there really any better place to be than in Bali right now? I don’t think so. I love the early mornings and watching the sun rise over the rice fields as I make my way each morning to a surf location knowing full well that the waves will be perfect when I get there. As far as the surfing going down on location “Canggu” it was once again a mixed bag of pro’s, learners and average joes like me. But we were all there for the same reason, and that is to have fun riding great waves. Rob Machado was riding a finless plank of wood and making it look all to easy. Try taking your fins out some time and taking off late under the lip and hold a line just using your rail. All in all it was a fun morning of waves. Hope you enjoy this latest little report coming from the one and only beautiful Bali . Till Next time Scottoâ€
Weather wise today she gets a 10-10 on the baliwaves.com 9-10 for the off-shore wind, blue sky and warm water and then another 1 because my back is feeling a bit better.
Swell Forecast ; So far so good with a slight boost in wave height today. Then we will have a fading swell through till around Thursday when, if things go right we should start to see a solid swell coming outta the SW that should produce some World class surf through out Indonesia.
Mentawai islands ; The good guys up at the Kandui Surf Resort in the Mentawai islands of Sumatra have sent us through a big up-date on whats been happening around their surf riddled region of Indonesia. And it looks like they have been doing pretty good surf wis e. So you can find their info and photos in the Surf Report menue
The latest Progress Report from our School project (Datah Primary) is loaded up and ready for you guys to see whats been happening and where we are atif your looking for a cheap, clean and 100% surfer friendly place to HOME BASE in Bali . Airconditioned rooms starting from AU$13.00 a night per single room and fan cooled rooms @ AU$8.00 per single room , here in Bali, and only a 10 minute walk down to the beach and Outer Reefs here in friendly Tuban.
. Quicksilver Open at Keramas ; ok the contest has been run and won so check out the full details on the ISC website. Or you can also find in in the baliwaves.com Stories Section.
For the surfer / fisherman out there, and isnâ€™t there a little bit of fisherman in all of us ? Well you guys can take a look at the fishing report and photos from the last couple of trips out sport fishing here in BaliCheck out the wotashot.com banner over in our banner advertising section. These guys offer a unique photo service enabling photographers to sell their photos on-line without any charge to the photographer . Best Seafood in Bali : Hi seafood lovers and the owner of the Dewi Sri Live Seafood Restaurant has told me to let you know that if you drop into the Dew Sri on Jalan Kartika Pl aza in Tuban any night heâ€™ll let you try his deep fried crumbed prawns for free . No bullshit, he knowâ€™s his seasfood is the best that Bali has to offer ! Make sure you mention baliwaves.com to get a free taste of these babies Donâ€™t forget if any of you lot want to grab some photos or video footage surfing here in Bali and we can easily arrange it for ya. I also have a very limited number of baliwaves t-shirts here in Bali so drop me a line if you want to pick one up here in Bali . Money saver tip #752 : Anyone wanting to get out on a 3 island 7 day boat charter to Lembongan, Lombok and Sumbawa drop me a line cause I was talking to an operator last night and heâ€™s offering the all inclusive trips for just AU$600.00 !!! Start organizing your crew now for the recommencement of these charters in March 08. Better still charter the boat privately with up to 10 of your friends for AU$6,000. all inclusive. If itâ€™s somewhere a little more private youâ€™r looking for take a look at the private bungalow for rent we have in our Business Directory and drop the owner Michael Owen an email. Michael is one of the old school surfers who rubs shoulders with the likes of Gerry Lopez and Peter McCabe just to name a couple of Indo Legends. Finally, I just wanna refresh yaâ€™s about what baliwaves.com is all about . Weâ€™re not trying to flog yaâ€™s surf trips or sell yaâ€™s anything for that matter, weâ€™re just trying to show yaâ€™s how good it is here in Bali / Indonesia for a surfing holiday. We want you guys to come over and have a ball and then go back home and tell your friends how good it is. Best Regards from the No.1 surfing holiday destination thatâ€™s got it all, BALI , see yaâ€™s here in 2008