Forecasting Tutorials
Forecasting Tutorial: Reading Wave Models

Forecasting Tutorial: Reading Wave Models

Gain a deeper understanding into how wave models work and how to read them.

0 16 May 2014
Surf Forecast Glossary

Surf Forecast Glossary

Keep up to date with the Forecasting lingo.

0 16 May 2014
Forecasting Tutorial: Air Masses

Forecasting Tutorial: Air Masses

Welcome to our first installment on meteorology basics: Swell is generated by wind and wind is the result of air pressure.

2 15 May 2014
Forecasting Tutorial: Wave Period Explained

Forecasting Tutorial: Wave Period Explained

Coastalwatch's chief swell forecaster, Ben Macartney, scratches beneath the sea surface looking at wave period.

0 4 Dec 2012
Forecasting Tutorial: Great circles

Forecasting Tutorial: Great circles

Waves and swells in the open sea travel in a straight line in the direction of the wind that created them. A straight line drawn on a sphere linking any two points is known as a great circle.

0 23 May 2007
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Benji Weatherley Has Never Looked So Amped

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Dan Malloy In His Heyday

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Nick Carroll On: Tim's Excellent Adventures

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"Rip Curl GromSearch Really Is A Big Deal" - Says Medina

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Taylor Knox Vintage Shred Session

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Lauren Hill Wants To Tell You Exactly How It Is

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An Afternoon With Taylor Steele

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The Rising Of Surfing In Vanuatu

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The Focus Of Tim Curren

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Fanning The Fire

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Why Taylor Steele Picked This Andy Irons Clip As One Of His Favourites

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Philippa Anderson Back-To-Back Champ At Cloud 9

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