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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Forries shorey

Australia, NSW, Central

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well go to forristers beach then find a good shorey there are plenty of good shoreys pic but if your keen there is a crazy one up the north end on to reef its pretty psyco.

English (Translate this text in English): well go to forristers beach then find a good shorey there are plenty of good shoreys pic but if your keen there is a crazy one up the north end on to reef its pretty psyco.

English (Translate this text in English): well go to forristers beach then find a good shorey there are plenty of good shoreys pic but if your keen there is a crazy one up the north end on to reef its pretty psyco.

English (Translate this text in English): well go to forristers beach then find a good shorey there are plenty of good shoreys pic but if your keen there is a crazy one up the north end on to reef its pretty psyco.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name shorey

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun, Ledgey

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movement

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Localism

 Additional Information

just have fun its a mad wave give it a go on a big day and then see wat you think .

English (Translate this text in English): just have fun its a mad wave give it a go on a big day and then see wat you think .

English (Translate this text in English): just have fun its a mad wave give it a go on a big day and then see wat you think .

English (Translate this text in English): just have fun its a mad wave give it a go on a big day and then see wat you think .

Atmosphere

hmm this is a ripper spot cause there are so many good breaks at this beach take your pick hey shoreys is awsome just go prepared for a beating.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm this is a ripper spot cause there are so many good breaks at this beach take your pick hey shoreys is awsome just go prepared for a beating.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm this is a ripper spot cause there are so many good breaks at this beach take your pick hey shoreys is awsome just go prepared for a beating.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm this is a ripper spot cause there are so many good breaks at this beach take your pick hey shoreys is awsome just go prepared for a beating.

General

hmm locals can be a bt of a pain but i dont disrespect that they just dont want people like me exposing good spots dont worry its only a shorey.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm locals can be a bt of a pain but i dont disrespect that they just dont want people like me exposing good spots dont worry its only a shorey.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm locals can be a bt of a pain but i dont disrespect that they just dont want people like me exposing good spots dont worry its only a shorey.

English (Translate this text in English): hmm locals can be a bt of a pain but i dont disrespect that they just dont want people like me exposing good spots dont worry its only a shorey.

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Forries shorey
By timmy2
Dec 18, 2007
choppy - strong wind picked up from early in the morning, very choppy.hard to even paddle into some waves.got a some nice wedging ramps good sections to hit at times.with such powerless swell any wind at all let alone the winds of today leaves no chanc
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Forries shorey
By timmy2
Nov 23, 2007
small waves - need some decent swell.waves today only around 1to2 foot at least it was glassey.got lots of nice little barrels ,just a bit more size to the waves and it would have been good.beggers cant be chosers
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Forries shorey
By timmy2
Nov 9, 2007
grey dayz - forresters beach ,got a few nice waves.little bit of size good to see,need wind to die down.hope swell stays around.one of the better sessions latley..
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Forries shorey
By timmy2
Nov 2, 2007
no waves again - no waves again ,so depressing swell around 1/2 a foot inconsistant.forresters beach f#r$ed.need wave bad.
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Forries shorey
By timmy2
Oct 27, 2007
fun wedge - great session lots of fun .wedging shore break, swell direction at times nere right angles to shore.got some fun barrles made many.sections to hit left right and center.fairly crowded but it is a saterday and hot weather.have not had so much fun
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By will , 04-07-2007

yea - come prepared to get smashed there can be a bit of a rip even on the shoreyswen it gets pumping it hurts wen u stack

By Anonymous , 10-07-2006

i love stand up shorries - man ive surfed this place when the shories get to stand up size and im tellin....its a crazy shoriei reckon its better than blue bay shorie when it gets big..also banzia and suck up are mad when they pik up to around 4 to 5 foot.....surf this place for fun

By anonymous , 06-01-2006

Missing it!!!!!! - Hey I used to be a local at forries, down there with guys like Tim "Stony" Gallegos, Luke Taylor and Rory "Gowy" McDonald.but I had to move to penrith :( MISSING IT HEAPS though!!!

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