****AFTERNOON SURF UP-DATE**** Hey crew thanks for sticking in out for me to get back from Singapore. And man I tell ya itâ€™s good to be back on the happy little holiday island of Bali. Singapore is a nice place to visit but sure as hell I wouldnâ€™t wanna live there.
Anyway a big thanks to Scott for keeping the reports and surf and weather info rolling into yaâ€™s. Iâ€™m still feeling a bit weird from not seeing the ocean for 4 days but should be back to normal when I do the sunset surf check in another hour or so.
Hereâ€™s the photos and report Scott has got together for us and Iâ€™ll be back tomorrow morning again with the latest ok. â€œI have been awake since 5am and not being able to sleep, I grabbed the board and headed down to Padma Street to get myself some waves. I was the first in the water this morning and had it to myself for 5min and it was only 5:50am. The sun wasn’t even up but I guess thats what you have to do to get a wave to yourself these days.I stayed out for an hour caught a couple of fun little waves then as the crowd started to build at 7am I called it a day.
I headed home got myself organised and headed back down to get some fresh daily photos for you all. The crowd had definelty built and I was glad to have gotten my waves early. There was now about 30 on the right and another 20 on the left. Waves were only in the 2ft range or waist high but still pretty fun as I had already found out. The standout surfer was Dede S. who was moving water and going up and over it with speed and style.
The tide was highest around 9am and I was only on the beach for about half an hour either side of its peak. So there was plenty of action in the water even though it was only small.
Ok we are looking at a small spike in wave hieght hopefully some time over the weekend. That is going to open up a few other possabilities for photos. So stay tuned as we bring you all the best and latest info coming out of beautiful Bali.
Till next time Scottâ€
G-land, drop us an email if you want to cash in on the 10% discount offer at the G-Land surf camp.
The boys from Kandui Surfing resort in the Mentawaiâ€™s have also sent us some sick sick photos of there recent swell and youâ€™ll find those on there surf report page. Plus the crew from Macaroniâ€™s Surf resort have also sent us new photos and surf reports from their part of the Ments.
And just a reminder that we still have some baliwaves.com T-Shirts and FREE stickers available for yaâ€™s here in Bali so drop me a line.
We also have a NEW Home Base guest house close by to Airport Left and the other breaks of the Outer Reefs, 5 min walk. This place is more private and spacious with big air conditioned rooms, hot and cold water, tv and plenty of off street parking all enclosed in Balinese style. The rooms are AU$16.00 for a room with big double bed and AU$30.00 for a twin share room.
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
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. Or if ya check out the Wotashot.com banner you might even find a photo of you on your last trip to 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