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A sea state in excess of 40ft pushing up towards Indonesia. Arrival is forecast to be just about now.© 2013 magicseaweed
Uluwatu starts to feel the new swell at around midday. Racetracks working well.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Uluwatu does a lot with not much© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Uluwatu lipper© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Uluwatu starting to grow© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Solid sets pushing through at Uluwatu© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Swell starts to fill in at Padang© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Expect fireworks at Padang Padang© 2013 Liquid Barrel
If Padang Padang looks like this now then what will tomorrow bring?© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Leaving it late, 2013’s end-of-season swells in Indonesia have been the biggest of the year. Like all good story tellers, saving the best for last, Indo is currently braced for the swell of the season.
The forerunners of the swell which will peak on October 9th and 10th started to feel out the reefs of the Bukit at around midday, before gently building throughout the afternoon. Wednesday and Thursday will see the meat of the swell arrive in the 11ft at 17 seconds range. Add a superlative and off you go.
By lunchtime Racetracks was working well with some open barrels. And as the swell filled in the first sets of the swell were getting into Padang Padang with only six surfers in the water to share the chart hound bounty.
Stay tuned, more on the way.
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