Forecast Breakdown Video: Winter South Swell Spike For The Weekend

21 Jun 2016 2 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

COASTALWATCH | Forecast Breakdown

Photo above by Scott Payne
Video by Ben Macartney
Gallery by Kieran Tunbridge 

We're well into winter and on the east coast it's time for the winter south swells to start rolling in. Of course, it is a hard act to follow after such a phenomenal east coast low two weeks ago. The swell event as Vaughan Blakey, Surfing World editor put it "It brought mythology back to people's home breaks." So what's next? This weekend will see good waves. Check out where to be any when. 

TRACK THIS SWELL ON THE COASTALWATCH WAVE TRACKER

SUMMARY: Large S swell event to impact the NSW coast this weekend.

SWELL ORIGIN: Deep Tasman Low

PEAK SWELL: 6 to 8ft plus on Saturday.

BEST DAYS: Sunday and Monday.

SURFABLE AREAS: Southern corners on Saturday, all exposed breaks holding the swell.


SEE ALSO: June Super Swell In Pictures & Video, Part III

GALLERY: 5th & 6th JUNE IN QUEENSLAND

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