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Thurso East

Spot Location: UK + Ireland > Scotland > Thurso East

Date Taken: 24th October 2009. 14496 page views since 20th December 2010.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
0.4ft 9s 260.97° 3ft 4s 0.3ft 10s 18
mph
Mostly Clear 53°f
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Cabbage Pokerrr Dec 26, 2010 Rating: 0

HA! Non-acid induced flashback! We used to call a certain surf shop up the coast and avoid those expensive long-distance billings to our parents by making the operator-assisted call a person-to-person call. We simply asked to speak to Mr. Surf. Whoever answered the phone simply said something like..."He's not here right now...He's in the glassing room and will not be back for four hours."...That was our free landline surf report that it was four foot and glassy. Southern Bell phone operators never caught on to that pre-internet 'criminal' surfer's info network. And we usually made sure we at least bought some wax at that surf shop if/when we did drive up the coast because of their report. A high school friend of mine living in Miami even had a 'surfer's exit' off the Florida Turnpike toll road down there somewhere...through a gap in the fence, an empty field & a housing subdivision...instead of a money collecting tollbooth.

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kookyslater Dec 25, 2010 Rating: -10

Thought there were windmills on that headland, deffo photoshopped.

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Boydie Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 1

who is this?

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nasty P. Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 3

I sees it in his eyz. dis man is racist!

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StoatFaceLanust Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 0

funniest and most random comment ever! hahahaha

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mantis Dec 23, 2010 Rating: -1

mate, Nasty called that one. Dis man is racist (LMAO)

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tjo Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 0

nasty imPersonation

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mantis Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 0

HAHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAH

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mantis Dec 23, 2010 Rating: -1

oh my god my stomach hurts in between laughing my ass off

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mantis Dec 23, 2010 Rating: -1

LMAO!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHA

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diogodorey Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 0

H.E.A.V.Y respect for both envolved.

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archibald gruntfuttock Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 2

lets not forget to big up the pho-tog. that looks like a hairy place to be.

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tjo Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 1

Thanks gruntock, where's my manners, +5, sick shot!

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Baboon Barrels Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 0

Same shot in wavelength mag?

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Zac Gibson Dec 22, 2010 Rating: -2

yeah same photog is y. photos are sick tho the looking out of the barrel shot was in wavelength too i think

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mantis Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 2

where are my bag pipes? nice mate

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tjo Dec 22, 2010 Rating: -1

theres a left at thurso? thought it was a right reef?

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jimjamborey Mar 14, 2011 Rating: 1

so you know that thurso is a right, you've seen hundreds of photos of it, yet you can't seem to crack the code of why this surfer is indeed going left.....you sir are a retard.

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Boydie Dec 23, 2010 Rating: 0

yes. there are no other waves in the area

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the vanity project Dec 22, 2010 Rating: -1

MSW did list them all for a few days earlier this year but wisely removed it after they realised they dropped a bollock and the hate came pouring in

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Coelacanth Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 4

HA! Non-acid induced flashback! We used to call a certain surf shop up the coast and avoid those expensive long-distance billings to our parents by making the operator-assisted call a person-to-person call. We simply asked to speak to Mr. Surf. Whoever answered the phone simply said something like..."He's not here right now...He's in the glassing room and will not be back for four hours."...That was our free landline surf report that it was four foot and glassy. Southern Bell phone operators never caught on to that pre-internet 'criminal' surfer's info network. And we usually made sure we at least bought some wax at that surf shop if/when we did drive up the coast because of their report. A high school friend of mine living in Miami even had a 'surfer's exit' off the Florida Turnpike toll road down there somewhere...through a gap in the fence, an empty field & a housing subdivision...instead of a money collecting tollbooth.

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tjo Dec 22, 2010 Rating: -1

yeah, we used to call each other on the land line, maybe even a pay phone, and ask if the other guy had seen it or heard from anyone. wow, how did we ever make it?....arse stabilizers! love it

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Sneakybadger Dec 22, 2010 Rating: -2

Haha! Before the www, back in the beforedays of long long ago, when we used our arse stablisers to travel and spoke the hearing language, i vaguely remember this time. Brilliant shot btw!

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tjo Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 1

i'm surprised that i'm seeing a left, i've seen hundreds of pix of thurso through out the years(not here) and they are always a pic of a right. might surprise you that some of us have been surfing a bit longer then msw, or even the www existed, wow, can you imagine?

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Jamie Snook Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 5

it may surprise you to know that not all spots have a msw report

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Svpreme Dec 21, 2010 Rating: 2

Quite splendid.

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CustomisedSport Dec 21, 2010 Rating: -21

Awesome photo!! What an amazing spot. I'm off up there new years eve. CANT WAIT! Wetsuit sale @ www.CustomisedSurf.com

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Coelacanth Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 0

Please don't neg rate CustomisedSport any more. Once it reaches the -20 threshhold all the replies to it will be vaporized. Let's keep it at -19...or -18...around there, eh? Good reply, VP +1

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the vanity project Dec 22, 2010 Rating: 3

+1 for the info. As you will be away for New Years I will be raiding your shop, it’s much cheaper than your wetsuit sale. Please place the mediums at the front of the rack where I can easily try them on and reduce my get away time, and yes I still want a block of wax or two for free as well.

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