****AFTERNOON SURF UP-DATE**** Ok crew sorry about keeping ya’s waiting for these latest photos thanks to Scott and here’s what he had top say about the waves down at Uluwatu today.
“I arrived at the top of the cliff at about 8am and there was only about 20 surfers in the water..
The tide was probably towards the top end of its surge range and is started to drop the crowd also increased as the temptation to get shacked become a priority for the surfers in the water. There was some really nice barrels happening on the main peak and through into the racetrack section of reef.
I only stayed for about an hour and a half as I already had plenty of photos to show you guys what was on offer down there today. These few are just a few of the ones I grabbed for you to have a look at..
Ok I hope you stick around as we bring you all the latest information out of Beautiful Bali. Till next time. Scott”
****MORNING SURF UP-DATE**** Hello surfers, thanks for dropping by the baliwaves.com for your daily Bali surf and weather report. And before I get into it Iâ€™d just like to let everyone know about the â€œCoca-Cola for Bali coastal clean up dayâ€ being held at Legian beach 13th July 08 at 8.00am. For more information on this gath ering go to this link for the full run down. https://www.baliwaves.com/Content.aspx?Page=Stories&Section=Read&ID=43
Ok weâ€™ll I was kinda expecting to see a little bit more size when I went down for the 6.45am surf check of the Outer Reefs. But at least there waves brea king in the 2-3ft+ range between Kuta Reef and Airport Left so we canâ€™t complain. The first of our tides today is a 2.3mtr High @ 8.00am and then sheâ€™ll be running back out for a 0.5mtr Low around 3.00pm. The old ESE-SE Tradewind came up early and is currently howling off-shore between Legian and Uluwatu @ 8-15knot.
Kuta Reef has the best waves on the Outer Reefs this morning with wave height in the 2-3ft+ range. No shortage of surfers as usual for this time of the year, but it was brea king consistently.
Middle Reef, the tide was too full for Middleâ€™s to be brea king properly this morning but come midday and there should be some fun sized waves in the 2-3ft+ range.
Airport Left was only showing 1-2ft waves, swell direction has a touch too much West for Airports.
Beach Breaks; Youâ€™d be able to find plenty of action up along the Kuta to Legian stretch of beachies through the morning high tide.
Uluwatu would be the best bet for a surf this morning for the crew down on the Bukit. Youâ€™d more than likely find wave height in the head to well over head high class down on the Main Peak . Scotto is currently down on location at Ulu and weâ€™ll have more high quality photos for yaâ€™s when he gets back to Home Base.
Weather wise here in Tuban, well more cloud cover again to start off the day. But with the Tradewind blowing hard we should be back to blue sky and sunshine by midday.
Swell Forecast (1st July â€“ 6th July). Ok Iâ€™ve just had a quick brouse of whats happening down in the Ind ia n Ocean and it looks to me like wave height is going to be slowly tapering off over the next week. But we should still have some waves in the shoulder to head high plus range at locations known for picking up swell, eg: Uluwatu, Keramas etc. Then anytime from next Friday onwards it looks like thereâ€™s some serious swell going to be hitting Bali / Ind onesia . So Iâ€™ll keep an eye on he charts and keep yaâ€™s in the know. At this stage itâ€™s looking real positive.
Drop me a line if your interested in organizing your friends to get on board a 10mtr high powered ocean speed boat if you want to surf locations like Desert Pt, Scar Reef, Supersuck, Yo-Yoâ€™s without having to wait days to get the their the old way. Iâ€™m thinking this type of trip is gunna be the New Way to hit Lombok and Sumbawa instead of the old 7 day slow boat system. Especially when itâ€™s priced around the same range but doubling the amount of surf time !
And just a reminder that we still have some baliwaves.com T-Shirts and stickers available for yaâ€™s here in Bali so drop me a line.
Mentawai islands ; The good guys from the Kandui Surf Resort have sent us through another new batch of photos showing off more perfection in their part of Ind o. And youâ€™ll be able to suss them out in the Surf Report section. Hereâ€™s another baliwaves bonus for yaâ€™s dept; Anyday now weâ€™ll also be providing yaâ€™s with surf reports and photos from the Macaronis Surf Resort up in the Mentawaiâ€™s. I was talking to a couple of friends yesterday who have been out on charter in the Ments and they reckon if they ever make it back up there again they wonâ€™t be going on a boat after stopping off in the Surf Resorts. Thatâ€™s where theyâ€™ll be heading. The Surf Resorts up there just make it all too easy for their guests with speed boats to zap you around all day and then back to the Resort for R & R in the evenings.
Changing dollars to Rupiah on the streets of Kuta and the Aussie dollar is just getting stronger and stronger, currently 1AU$=Rp8,875 while 1US$=Rp9,220 Give or take a hundred Rupiah.
if 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.
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 Bali
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 at
Check 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.
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.
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