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Topic: Sunshine coast
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Topic: Sunshine coast
Views: 2039 Replies: 9

By:

Patou

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Australia Australia

 

 

Sunshine coast

Hey guys,
I will stay 3 month on the sunshine coast, in Maroochydore actually.
I just wanted to know how the surf is between july-oktober?
and how cold the watter will be?

And if you you know any good shapers arround marrochydore, because i won't bring my board?

Thanks,
Patou



By:

OZ

RE: Sunshine coast

wATER STARTING TO GET COLD.   I used a short john yesterday a Broken Head and usually one of the last to wear a wetsuit.

Les Purcell used to make a fairly good board around Maroochy.    I think your best off checking te guys out personally.   I really like the guys, setup at "Heart and Soul"
Byron Bay Industrial Estate.  ( Good Secondhand Boards too)
Bob Cooper lives at Noosa, a real legend to my knowledge.
I feel very let down by Nat Youngs behaviour and others.
Try to paddle to Mudjimba Island just north of Maroochy.
Aloha

By:

OZ

RE: Sunshine coast

Type to Google search " Sunshine Coast Surfshops"

I may even move to the Sunshine Coast again myself as it is warmer than around Byron.
I remember the water being colder at Lennox Head than Sydney once. ( Depends on currents)

Aloha

By:

pm

RE: Sunshine coast

Hi Patou,
I live in maroochydore so will try to advise you best I can.
Water is coldest here August september, gets down to 18 degrees c.  morning offshores
can cool things down, air temp some mornings down to 4 degrees. usually small clean waves july to sept then it gets ugly. lots of onshore north wind sept to dec. good time for kite boarding.  
lots of good shapers here, have a look when you get here, or E mail me and i can put you onto a few. new boards are btwn $500 to $700.
Cheers.

By:

Candie

RE: Sunshine coast

Hey um i live in Maroochydore and all the shapers r shit. The best shapers r at dicky beach, caloundra and peregian beach look around and u will find good one!!!

Thanx

By:

OZ

RE: Sunshine coast

Perhaps in some ways my above quote is a load of shit'
I know at times i've got on a shit board and just riped.

" You don't laugh when I dance"


Aloha

By:

OZ

RE: Sunshine coast

Darrell Dell used to make real primo boards in the 70s around Noosa etc. ( Balance Design)  I heard he now works for Nat Young Designs at Currimbin.
Neil Schultz used to make very excellent boards at Coolum Beach.
So who would really know who is a top shaper and consistant these days.
Could be real close. So many reckon they are good shapers ?
Look around??? The search???
Aloha



By:

OZ

RE: Sunshine coast

Look OZ, do you really know what your on about.
Why don't you just get your stick and go out and catch a few waves and get real.

Aloha

By:

josh Kent

RE: Sunshine coast

Hey,
the surf in July-October is usually pretty good, and the water is not REALLY cold but a lot of people use full steamers. The water is actually about 23 degrees. It's when you sit up on the board, you get the wind blowing on your torso. The wind is freezing!

Board shapers: Sorry, can't help you there.



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