Guide to Surfing at Manly Beach Australia

10 Feb 2012 0 1,772 VIEWS

Produced in consultation with Dr. Tom Shand, Manly Water Research Laboratory
Images by Murray Fraser, Sprout Daily

If you've surfed on Sydney's Northern Beaches when a north or easterly swell is running, you'll know Manly is one of the best spots to be. Between plenty of "in water" research, Dr. Tom Shand from the Water Research Lab at the University of New South Wales has been been studying the Steyne's seafloor and swell patterns to find out why. He teamed up with local photographer, Murray Fraser from Sprout Daily, to talk us through what makes Manly such a unique surf spot...

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