Waves on Google Earth

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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Mucker » Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:18 pm

Im a aerial mapping photographer and spied some beauties on my travels.. very frustrating I can tell ya!

Spied this one last week on irish west coast
9 feet 10 seconds :-D
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby surfer-dave » Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:08 pm

Christ... :o
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby seanf594 » Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:16 pm

my my....that's a beut
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby boardy » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:41 am

First off clean your sensor :)

Then tell me where the hell that is.
PM me the county?
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Mucker » Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:52 am

Was checking through the area we surveyed and it wasnt were I remembered it but did find it again on google earth.
I thought it was this place but not quite :wink: Still a nice right hander tho
Taken with our 106 megapixel digi that has a clean sensor! ;)
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby danny1 » Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:56 pm

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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Ferral » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:11 am

Mucker wrote:Was checking through the area we surveyed and it wasnt were I remembered it but did find it again on google earth.
I thought it was this place but not quite :wink: Still a nice right hander tho
Taken with our 106 megapixel digi that has a clean sensor! ;)
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got that one.. or another right just like it... got to find the first one now! THanks for wasting my day!!!!!!
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Archy_is_God » Tue Nov 18, 2008 10:15 am

danny1 wrote:yeh there used to be a classic one of a long RHer up here..but they have updated the image now and its flat. i will try and find the pic cos i took a screen grab at the time.

Also you should have a little cyber wander up the coast of namibia..there are loads of left hand points.

anyone lknow where that left hander is in the new TSP gallery?

Hmm... anyone seen the newest issue of Surfing Magazine perchance? Sickness...
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Poo Stance » Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:00 pm

Is that 30sec bazzas at skeleton bay? Sheer lunacy, want to see footage now.
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Archy_is_God » Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:10 pm

Yeah, just realised Danny1 posted a link to the article a couple of posts up the page...

I was chatting to a saffa friend earlier today about it as he has spent a bit of time up that way. He reckons it's so off-limits due to the DeBeers security amongst other things (crazy winds and a lack of water being a couple of things :? )

Unbelievable wave though...
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby seanf594 » Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:22 pm

i recently spent 1 & 1/2 months in namibia....about 2 weeks of that on the coast, and about 1/3 of it is pretty much off limits because of the diamonds, the area around the orange river, and about 200miles up the coast....i spent alot of time around swakupmund (really nice place), and it has some really good potential for a surf trip...driving between walvus and swakup (about 15km) i saw, 2 left points, one right reef and endless beach break set ups, i also found a nice long left/short right at diaz cross...i should probably post some photos...maybe later.

but....the water is cold....about 12 degrees...so 5mil needed, it's the shark fishing capital of the world....it has the largest seal populations i've ever seen...possibly the world...you will be surfing on your own, the currents are hectic(when the beguela's going), alot of people fish....alot, so finding empty beach near a car park can be a problem...best to 4x4 down the beach.

I didnt surf, i had no board or wet suit and i was on my tod....i know...pussy.

namibia though, was easily the best road trip i have ever done...fucking stunning country, got some top class shots out there and some wicked memories
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Archy_is_God » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:57 am

Sounds really interesting, gutting you didn't have your board... the shark thing is apparently not as bad as one might think, but all those seals....? :?

I surfed up the SA west coast 8 or 9 years ago around Eland's and Farmer Burger's etc which was pretty sick and the water wasn't too bad as it was wintertime, August I think (I think it's way colder in the summer there because of the current)

Would love to get up to that wave one day.
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Ferral » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:58 am

post photos!!!!
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby danny1 » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:18 pm

Oh my god..... found a a mad one on google earth last night....7 wave set breaking down a rh point. in the middle of fookin no where in the desert...it has a coastal road passing not far away though...............i have been thinking about it ever since. pain in my heart
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby danny1 » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:21 pm

Underdog wrote:A post yesterday sent me looking for this place . It's one of the best waves I've seen on Google Earth.

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Anyone else found any ?


thats lobos innit?
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Poo Stance » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:44 pm

danny1 wrote:Oh my god..... found a a mad one on google earth last night....7 wave set breaking down a rh point. in the middle of fookin no where in the desert...it has a coastal road passing not far away though...............i have been thinking about it ever since. pain in my heart


Give us a clue danny? :-D

Preferably in the form of a PM and some long and lats :-D :-D :-D ... please? I long to dream too. And it's not as if I'm ever gonna go there :-D :-D :-D
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby danny1 » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:13 pm

Just found out its on wannsurf!! argh! nitemare!! hahahahh
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Underdog » Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:39 pm

danny1 wrote:
Underdog wrote:A post yesterday sent me looking for this place . It's one of the best waves I've seen on Google Earth

Anyone else found any ?


thats lobos innit?


That's the place Danny. Latest GE Pics are on a slightly flatter day. :cry: Here's the port that sent me searching.

http://magicseaweed.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11156&p=189016#p189016
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Mirky_Splatt » Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:14 pm

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=peru+pacasmayo&sll=-8.803399,115.117922&sspn=0.02129,0.026135&ie=UTF8&ll=-7.413112,-79.587042&spn=0.010682,0.013068&t=h&z=16

Not quite workign but you see the potential. On the rigth direction and witha bit of luck it links up from outside the point right down to the pier. Some reckon this can get longer than Chicama. Didnt have it longer than 200m when i was there but the size and power was ridiculous off the swell we were getting.
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Poo Stance » Fri May 15, 2009 9:48 am

was bored so was having a scan on GE. Hope this won't upset anyone...

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie= ... 6&t=h&z=17

and a nice piccy to go with it.

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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby boardy » Fri May 15, 2009 10:35 am

Probably better off doing a screen grab so people can't just zoom out and see where it is.
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Poo Stance » Fri May 15, 2009 11:57 am

^^ Thats waay too much effort :roll: . You, wan me, to, take it off?
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Poo Stance » Sun May 17, 2009 1:53 pm

Not GE, but a nice arial view.

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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby FTURUE » Sun May 17, 2009 3:38 pm

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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Ferral » Sun May 17, 2009 5:34 pm

Ever heard the phrase 'dont shit in your own back yard' jon you knob??
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Schizo » Sun May 17, 2009 7:49 pm

IainF wrote:Ever heard the phrase 'dont shit in your own back yard' jon you knob??


ooooooh! that looks nice :lol: :lol: :lol:
:-( :-) 'Your truth is not my truth; my truth is not yours' :-( :-)
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby FTURUE » Sun May 17, 2009 8:55 pm

IainF wrote:Ever heard the phrase 'dont shit in your own back yard' jon you knob??


didnt think it was giving any specifics away.

deleted now to save any more hassle :-)
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Ferral » Sun May 17, 2009 9:12 pm

put it this way jon, google earth is free and surfers are inquisitive. no point in giving them hints :lol:
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Schizo » Sun May 17, 2009 9:49 pm

i have a photographic memory - haha :twisted:
:-( :-) 'Your truth is not my truth; my truth is not yours' :-( :-)
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Re: Waves on Google Earth

Postby Underdog » Mon May 18, 2009 7:41 am

Schizo wrote:i have a photographic memory - haha :twisted:



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.2">
<Document>
<name>KmlFile</name>
<Style id="sh_ylw-pushpin">
<IconStyle>
<scale>1.3</scale>
<Icon>
<href>http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/kml/pushpin/ylw-pushpin.png</href>
</Icon>
<hotSpot x="20" y="2" xunits="pixels" yunits="pixels"/>
</IconStyle>
</Style>
<Style id="sn_ylw-pushpin">
<IconStyle>
<scale>1.1</scale>
<Icon>
<href>http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/kml/pushpin/ylw-pushpin.png</href>
</Icon>
<hotSpot x="20" y="2" xunits="pixels" yunits="pixels"/>
</IconStyle>
</Style>
<StyleMap id="msn_ylw-pushpin">
<Pair>
<key>normal</key>
<styleUrl>#sn_ylw-pushpin</styleUrl>
</Pair>
<Pair>
<key>highlight</key>
<styleUrl>#sh_ylw-pushpin</styleUrl>
</Pair>
</StyleMap>
<Placemark>
<name>Jon's &quot;Mystery&quot; place</name>
<LookAt>
<longitude>-3.##############</longitude>
<latitude>50.#############</latitude>
<altitude>0</altitude>
<range>77.21423472294498</range>
<tilt>0</tilt>
<heading>-0.02053369535437082</heading>
<altitudeMode>relativeToGround</altitudeMode>
</LookAt>
<styleUrl>#msn_ylw-pushpin</styleUrl>
<Point>
<coordinates>-3.906108397058376,50.28973363710433,0</coordinates>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</Document>
</kml>


I've got a .kml file :lol: :lol: :lol:
(don't trust my memory any more :oops: )
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