Queensland Swell Switched On Yesterday

12 Apr 2017 0

COASTALWATCH | STANDOUT SESSIONS

Video by Craig Halstead
Featuring: Coby Perkovich, Tahlija Redgard, Oney Anwar, Shaun Gossmann, Tane Bowden.

The swell on Wednesday 12 April was the result of Tropical Cyclone Cook. It formed north of New Caledonia and tracked SSW early in the week and crossed New Caledonia on Tuesday before rapidly weakening and tracking away to the SE on Wednesday. It was a one-day wonder because the fetch that produced the swell only set up for a short timeframe.

It resulted in 2 to 4ft across the region later on Wednesday. A new round of SSE swell was also in the mix from Wednesday and will move through to Sunday, that will show a peak size of 3 to 4ft across Northern NSW. It will also combine with a new, small to mid-sized E groundswell filling in over the Eastern long weekend.

Rainbow Bay lining up on Wednesday 12 April, Photo by Andrew Shield

Rainbow Bay lining up on Wednesday 12 April, Photo by Andrew Shield

Sunshine Coast Wednesday, Photo by Tarryn Sparkes

Sunshine Coast Wednesday, Photo by Tarryn Sparkes

Sunshine Coast Wedneday, Photo by Jacob Lambert

Sunshine Coast Wedneday, Photo by Jacob Lambert

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