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Maxing Deadmans, Sydney, NSW

One of the biggest swell events in recent history struck Sydney and the greater east coast yesterday. Waves in the ten plus meter range combined with 45 knot winds to uproot boats from moorings on the south coast and provide some spectacular action at the city’s big wave spots, like Deadmans here, near Manly. Surfers in Fiji will know that the same swell doing the damage here is due to hit Fiji’s atolls in the next couple of days. By that time the periods will have stretched way out making for some giant groomed orbs on your webcast screens tomorrow. Tense times, indeed. Photo: Mark Onorati

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
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One of the biggest swell events in recent history struck Sydney and the greater east coast yesterday. Waves in the ten plus meter range combined with 45 knot winds to uproot boats from moorings on the south coast and provide some spectacular action at the city’s big wave spots, like Deadmans here, near Manly. Surfers in Fiji will know that the same swell doing the damage here is due to hit Fiji’s atolls in the next couple of days. By that time the periods will have stretched way out making for some giant groomed orbs on your webcast screens tomorrow. Tense times, indeed.

Photo: Mark Onorati

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