Forecast Video: Major Swell Event For South Australia & Victoria

12 Jul 2016 0 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

COASTALWATCH | Surf Forecast Video

Issued 5pm, Tuesday 12th July 2016
Photo by Nick Wilms

THE BREAKDOWN

SUMMARY: Deep complex southern ocean low located between Southern Australia and Victoria. There is a Low is generating an extensive pressure gradient in conjunction with a high off the south-west with large surf unfolding across victoria on Wednesday.

SWELL ORIGIN: Southern Australia.

PEAK SWELL: Victoria, Wednesday 12-feet at 13 seconds with strong winds 35-45 knots

BEST DAY TO SURF: Victoria - Thursday with lighter W-NW winds 
NSW - Friday for south facing beaches (4-6ft) 
Northern NSW - Early on Thursday & Friday (3-4ft) 

SURFABLE AREAS: Victorian Surf Coast, King Island, Hobart, NSW (south facing breaks), 

USEFUL LINKS: 
> Coastalwatch Wave Tracker 
> Victorian Surf Forecast
> South Australian Surf Forecast
> NSW Surf Forecast 



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