Guide to Surfing at Manly Beach Australia

10 Feb 2012 0 1,133 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...

Open in full-screen for best viewing...

Add comments here...


Tags: australia, manly, nsw, sydney, bathymetry, shand, fraser (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
Features
Video: Jordy, Mick, Medina and More Carve Some Vintage Bells Walls On The Eve of The Rip Curl Pro

Video: Jordy, Mick, Medina and More Carve Some Vintage Bells Walls On The Eve of The Rip Curl Pro

Standout Sessions: Jordy Smith was drawing some elegant carves on the vintage Bells walls.

0 30 Mar 2015
Kelly Slater Will Retire, And Other Outlandish Predictions For 2015 – Sean Doherty On...

Kelly Slater Will Retire, And Other Outlandish Predictions For 2015 – Sean Doherty On...

Doherty dons the all-seeing surf-turban to announce his 2015 surfing predictions

2 30 Mar 2015
Forecaster Blog: Rip Curl Pro Updated Forecast

Forecaster Blog: Rip Curl Pro Updated Forecast

The Rip Curl Pro waiting period starts on Wednesday 1 April. Will it run? If so, where?

0 30 Mar 2015
Recent

Billabong Announces Support Of Surfaid International

Billabong is excited to announce that it will be a supporting partner to SurfAid’s flagship program in Nias, Indonesia.

0 30 Mar 2015
Joey Van Dijk and Pauline Ado Win Trials, Will Be Surfing The Rip Curl Pro At Bells This Week

Joey Van Dijk and Pauline Ado Win Trials, Will Be Surfing The Rip Curl Pro At Bells This Week

0 30 Mar 2015
Tsunami Warning Issued For Papua New Guinea

Tsunami Warning Issued For Papua New Guinea

0 30 Mar 2015
Video: Seriously Pumping Baja & Pipe, Highlights From The North American Winter

Video: Seriously Pumping Baja & Pipe, Highlights From The North American Winter

0 29 Mar 2015
The Surfing World Camp – What's Going Down

The Surfing World Camp – What's Going Down

0 26 Mar 2015
Latest News

Billabong Announces Support Of Surfaid International

Billabong is excited to announce that it will be a supporting partner to SurfAid’s flagship program in Nias, Indonesia.

Tsunami Warning Issued For Papua New Guinea

A Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Struck This Morning

The Surfing World Camp – What's Going Down

A gathering of the tribe, a classic Australian surf trip.

Popular This Week

Video: Bryce Young, Garrett Parkes & Torren Martyn Rip, Absolutely Rip, Northern NSW

Standout Sessions: Do you like beautiful cutbacks? Is Bryce Young your new favourite surfer?

Weekend Surf Forecast 27 - 29 March 2015

There's some rumblings down south. Check out the weekend forecast.

Go to Top