When a raging storm hit Australia in early June, it brought 100 km/h winds, massive waves and devestation. In its wake however, it left the best swells in recent memory. Peak conditions have turned even ordinary rivermouth breaks into flawless waves.
Waves at Bronte Beach reach 15 feet during the storm.
Bondi Beach was closed due to the dangerous conditions.
The sea surged over the bulkhead at Bronte Beach.
A few days after the swell, these surfers at Ours were swept off their jetskis by the force of the current.
Mountains of extra sand were dumped onto the beach at Tamarama.
Swells transform a nondescript rivermouth in Queensland.
Surfers at Kirra during the first day of the swell. Many claimed conditions were the best they had ever seen.
Surfers are pulled into the break at Ours.