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Wild waves lash Northern Beaches: Gallery

NSW Police, the Bureau of Meteorology and Surf Life Saving NSW held a press conference yesterday afternoon, 4 January, to issue a safety warning to the community as dangerous surf conditions continue along the State’s coastline. But anyone within a whisper of our beaches today was well aware of fury lapping our shores. 

It’s a north east cyclone swell from ex-tropical cyclone Seth. Local beaches are closed though there are scores of surfers making the most of the gigantic waves at Freshwater and along the LGA.

The main image was captured at South Curly on Monday by photographer @sg.lc. The popular Rockpool is always one of the hardest hit with NE swells and a favourite for fun and foolishness.

Have images to share? Send via social media or to the editor at editor@manlyobserver.com.au


Shelly walk way (Mariah Colella)

Manly Beach (Nicole Van Barneveld)
Manly Beach (Nicole Van Barneveld)
Manly Beach (Nicole Van Barneveld)
Bilgola (Ali Higgins).
Fairy Bower splash zone on 4 January 2022. Photo: Gary Bremner
Fairlight Rockpool yesterday 4 January 2022. Photo: Sarah Kernaghan

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