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The Torquay in Victoria, Australia, is famous for its surf beaches, with Jan Juc and the world famous Bells Beach located on the town's south-west outskirts. It was home to the popular Offshore Festival in the late 1990s. Many of the world's most famous surf companies have their home in Torquay, including Rip Curl, Piping Hot and Quiksilver.
Mangawhai Heads was pumping on Sunday 6th January. Steve sent us in the following shots.
Wellington photographer Don has been snapping these following shots from last weekend as a south swell tails out at Lyall Bay...
Don from Wellington sent us in these images from a wild and windy weekend in Titahi Bay.
The surf has been pumping with some very solid days going down on the East Coast over the last couple of months. No wonder it is home to some of our best surfers! Christine sent us in these following shots. Barrels galore!
What a relief for the surfers to get waves at Lyall on Saturday! South swell hammering the west coast finally wrapped around the South Island and fired up the east.
Victoria's most famous surf spot is a classic and very consistent right point that breaks on almost any tide, any wind and any decent swell from SE-SW. Over the weekend while our west coast started to feel the same swell it all fell into place at Bells Beach. Thanks to Nick, an expat Kiwi, for sending these epic shots.
Here's some surf pics of surfers having fun out in the Northland last Sunday... Was a great swell for many Surfers!