SWELL ALERT
Swell Alert: Victoria’s Surf Coast about to light up under heavy SW groundswell

Swell Alert: Victoria’s Surf Coast about to light up under heavy SW groundswell

Winter isn't quite done across Victoria.

0 4 Sep 2017
East Coast Swell Alert: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

East Coast Swell Alert: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Winter is about to make a comeback across the East Coast. In a big way.

1 16 Aug 2017
SWELL ALERT: Western, Southern Australian Coasts, New Zealand All Set To Pump!

SWELL ALERT: Western, Southern Australian Coasts, New Zealand All Set To Pump!

The Southern Ocean is in chaos and will leave you surfed out

0 28 Mar 2017
Swell Alert: Intense Polar Low Setting Up Swell

Swell Alert: Intense Polar Low Setting Up Swell

Southwest groundswell on the move

0 6 Dec 2016
East Coast Swell Alert: August 28, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: August 28, 2015

An East Coast Low over the southern Tasman Sea just keeps on giving for the NSW coast.

0 28 Aug 2015
Indo Swell Alert: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Indo Swell Alert: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang is in it's final waiting period and the swell is coming

0 26 Aug 2015
Swell Alert: Sydney, Illawarra & Central Coast Tuesday Morning

Swell Alert: Sydney, Illawarra & Central Coast Tuesday Morning

Excellent surf potential for Tuesday morning

2 24 Aug 2015
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Tuesday, 28 July 2015

A major activation of the Southern Ocean storm track holds extra-large SW swell potential for southern Australia.

1 28 Jul 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: April 28, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: April 28, 2015

The forecast evolution of an East Coast Low points to a powerful ENE swell-event unfolding across the entire East Coast this weekend.

0 28 Apr 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: Sunday, 19 April 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: Sunday, 19 April 2015

A heavy SSE swell event looms for the East Coast this week. Check out the details.

0 19 Apr 2015
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Thursday,  April 16, 2015

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Thursday, April 16, 2015

A huge storm system below the Australian mainland is the source of an extra-large SW groundswell impacting southern Australian coasts this weekend.

0 16 Apr 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: Tuesday January 27, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: Tuesday January 27, 2015

The development of a deep ECL holds strong potential for a big SSE swell event unfolding across the NSW coast later this week.

3 27 Jan 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: October 14, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: October 14, 2014

A heavy spike in S storm-swell and strong southerly winds pound the NSW coast on Wednesday.

0 14 Oct 2014
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: 9 October 2014

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: 9 October 2014

A deep Southern Ocean storm holds major swell potential for western and southern Australian coasts this weekend.

0 9 Oct 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: September 30, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: September 30, 2014

Calling all weekend warriors and hellmen alike.. there is swell coming, long in period and significant in height.

14 30 Sep 2014
Victoria Swell Alert: July 29, 2014

Victoria Swell Alert: July 29, 2014

Victoria's Surf Coast is the place to be this week.

1 29 Jul 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: July 16, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: July 16, 2014

Another major swell event looms for the entire Eastern Seaboard following the development of a deep low pressure system off Tasmania.

1 16 Jul 2014
Indian Ocean Swell Alert: June 20, 2014

Indian Ocean Swell Alert: June 20, 2014

One of the larger groundswells of the Southern Hemisphere winter so far is brewing over the Indian Ocean.

9 20 Jun 2014
Indian Ocean Swell Alert - April 16, 2014

Indian Ocean Swell Alert - April 16, 2014

Large scale storm in the southern Indian Ocean produces a significant SW swell event...

1 16 Apr 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: March 20, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: March 20, 2014

Another E groundswell looms for the East Coast, but plenty of patience will be required.

3 20 Mar 2014
East Coast Swell Alert – December 2, 2013

East Coast Swell Alert – December 2, 2013

A strong building trend in E groundswell is underway across the NSW coast. Click through for the details.

2 3 Dec 2013
SOUTHERN OCEAN SWELL ALERT: 24 September 2013

SOUTHERN OCEAN SWELL ALERT: 24 September 2013

Our chief swell forecaster Ben Macartney breaks down this uppercut from the south-west.

0 24 Sep 2013
Indian Ocean Swell Alert - August 27, 2013

Indian Ocean Swell Alert - August 27, 2013

The evolution of a large, complex low pressure system over the south-eastern Indian Ocean holds phenomenal swell potential for, well, just about everywhere.

0 27 Aug 2013
Victoria Swell Alert, August 15, 2013 – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

Victoria Swell Alert, August 15, 2013 – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

A heavy pulse of WSW groundswell looms across Victorian coasts on Monday. Image: Randy Sparrow.

0 15 Aug 2013
EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

Another strong, unseasonal round of easterly groundswell looms for the East Coast. Image: Ben Horvath.

0 30 Jul 2013
Victorian Swell Alert – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

Victorian Swell Alert – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

A thumping winter groundswell looms for Victoria this weekend, with favourable winds to boot. Image: Judy Scanlon.

0 4 Jul 2013
EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

An extended run of powerful SSE swell looms across the NSW coast over the coming days. Click through for the details. Image: Randy Sparrow.

0 13 Jun 2013
Indian Ocean Swell Alert - May 21, 2013

Indian Ocean Swell Alert - May 21, 2013

A major Indian Ocean storm delivers days of SW groundswell to western and southern Australian coasts over the coming days. Image: Ben Macartney.

0 21 May 2013
Victoria: Swell Alert

Victoria: Swell Alert

An activating Southern Ocean storm track has big things in store for Victoria this weekend. Image: Randy Sparrow.

0 23 Apr 2013
EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

The development of another East Coast Low triggers a strong round of SSE swell across the Eastern Seaboard this weekend. Image: Randy Sparrow.

0 17 Apr 2013
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