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photogerson's photo of Margaret River

This ain't Margaret River, but a bay a short drive north. Solid groundswell in mid October. This spot normally attracts it's fair share of barrel junkies, but consistent clean up sets and 12ft wash throughs weren't making conditions too inviting. On this morning there were only two surfers out there - Brent Dorrington and local charger Kim Feast.

Average rating of 3.86 from 36 votes

Margaret River

Spot Location: South West Australia > South West Australia > Margaret River

Date Taken: 16th October 2011. 25150 page views since 17th November 2011.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
17ft 16s 229.04°     4 5 mph Sunny 71°f
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teach Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 2

So many lines!!

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doobie mcshitlips Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 0

power lines

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hodaddytoo Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -11

'only two guys out' - yes and one of them is a shoulder hopping wanker of note!

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Max Von Ratten Nov 22, 2011 Rating: 0

He's not shoulder hopping at all, North Point is actually pretty shifty.

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youdig Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 0

Nope, under closer inspection, you are correct on all counts!

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youdig Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -1

Ha ha, yes he might be going the other way? :-)

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groundsweller Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -2

Awesome wave, definitely a "man up" session. For more info on enjoying this marvelous wonder of God's creation, please, first visit: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/shark-attack-at-cowaramup-beach-in-south-west/story-e6frg12c-1225906287496 for a little "heads up". Happy surfing!...Okay...Bring on the abuse!

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youdig Nov 23, 2011 Rating: 1

Man! I love hearing stories about near drownings, shark experiences etc, from people who have lived it, you know, i have a couple of great ones. But it does'nt matter how long you have surfed for, either you are a fuckin liar or the ocean really, really hates you!!!

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groundsweller Nov 21, 2011 Rating: 1

Made some good $ selling real estate, now I just teach college classes part-time online. Gives me great flexibility with my schedule. Plus, trips abroad are tax deductible. I did write bring on the abuse. Thanks for accommodating my request. It's been fun. Over and out.

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groundsweller Nov 21, 2011 Rating: 0

No BS my friend. Surf consistently for over 40 years and spend time in many different countries and you'll have many experiences.

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MulletMug Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 0

What do you sell for a living?

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MulletMug Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 0

PICTURES OR IT DIDNT HAPPEN!

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ElliottG32250 Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 1

That sounds like a lot of shark attacks for one person. BS

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Balthazar Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 1

longest sentence ever

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Balthazar Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 0

longest sentence ever

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chillidog1 Nov 18, 2011 Rating: 1

Oh you mean the regional authority, geez they are good round your way ours recently got disbanded!

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haglee Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 0

i got done by a weaver fish...

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groundsweller Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -6

If you'd like to know my highest authority my friends, experience as I have on a small sailboat, the lashing gales and deck-washing howling fury of a strong oceanic storm during the darkest night wherein even the constant heart-stopping crackling lightening barely illuminates the dreadful rain-streaked sky while helplessly adrift with all sails down, communications dead, as blue water views below deck through the portholes continue for hours on end as the toothpick of a boat screams full-throttle down the face on the verge of capsizing...only to face yet another in a seemingly endless procession of froth-streaked heaving mountains of terror. In this scenario, one is acutely aware that his insignificant life can easily be lost, and if you are lucky, the higher authority somehow lets you know that you'll be okay. Enough for today. Gotta get back to work.

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Roger_The_Cabin_boy Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 14

My local authority is shit, don't even take the bins away anymore!

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groundsweller Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 0

I give thanks and respect to and seek strength and counsel from the highest authority.

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bazza Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 1

How are you even alive!

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groundsweller Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -5

I know, I'm just fu*kin' with you all, Truthfully, with sharks, I've been pulled by the foot, had a rib broken, shin slammed to the point of bleeding, chased out of the water during feeding frenzies, witnessed several bloody attacks, filleted feet, hands, thumbs and fingers hanging by very little tissue, etc. and taken bro's to the hospital... I consider myself lucky.

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youdig Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 0

If you worry about being taken too much, you would miss out on many of the worlds greatest waves. Most spots have some kind of history.

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Balthazar Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -1

the link i mean

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Balthazar Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -1

I don't get it...

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youdig Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 1

Joking!

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youdig Nov 17, 2011 Rating: -1

Wanker

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doc hanns Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 2

Those guys sure got the spot wired

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valk Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 0

Thought Views like this only got ruined by cables etc in Ireland !!

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superbust Nov 17, 2011 Rating: 1

I don't know if I'd say its ruined...

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