Forecaster Blog
Forecaster Blog Updated: Large ENE Swell Kicks in This Weekend

Forecaster Blog Updated: Large ENE Swell Kicks in This Weekend

One swell follows another across the East Coast through mid October.

6 9 Oct 2018
Forecaster Blog: Winter Gloom transforms to Offshore Goodness across the NSW Coast

Forecaster Blog: Winter Gloom transforms to Offshore Goodness across the NSW Coast

There's some welcome respite in sight from the cold and wind across the NSW coast.

3 19 Jun 2018
Forecaster Blog: Wave Periods as Long As You Like along the East Coast

Forecaster Blog: Wave Periods as Long As You Like along the East Coast

A rare, high period S groundswell is brewing for the Eastern Seaboard.

3 16 May 2018
Forecaster Blog: Victoria’s Surf Coast Primed to Pump

Forecaster Blog: Victoria’s Surf Coast Primed to Pump

Victoria's Surf Coast is primed to turn it on throughout the middle of April.

3 12 Apr 2018
Forecaster Blog: SE swell will pump for days across the East Coast

Forecaster Blog: SE swell will pump for days across the East Coast

The recent run of classic autumn conditions continues along the East Coast this week.

9 Apr 2018
Forecaster Blog: Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris and The Easter Long Weekend

Forecaster Blog: Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris and The Easter Long Weekend

Who needs Easter eggs when you've got an ex tropical cyclone inbound?

3 27 Mar 2018
Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Marcus

Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Marcus

NNW cyclone-swells are as rare as hen's teeth across the West Coast - and TC Marcus looks like delivering one this weekend.

5 20 Mar 2018
Forecaster Blog: Here comes Tropical Cyclone 13P

Forecaster Blog: Here comes Tropical Cyclone 13P

Some call it a tropical low, others a tropical cyclone. Regardless of how you classify it, the swell is sure to follow.

10 13 Mar 2018
Forecaster Blog: Hello Tropical Cyclone Hola

Forecaster Blog: Hello Tropical Cyclone Hola

Well hello-allo, another cyclone swell is brewing.

6 8 Mar 2018
Forecaster Blog Updated: Tropical Cyclone Gita is Heading Our Way

Forecaster Blog Updated: Tropical Cyclone Gita is Heading Our Way

Hold onto your hats, severe TC Gita is headed our way.

16 9 Feb 2018
Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Fehi’s E swell Potential

Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Fehi’s E swell Potential

Tropical Cyclone Fehi has officially come and gone, but it's E swell potential is only just beginning.

3 29 Jan 2018
Forecaster Blog: Major E swell Brewing for Late January

Forecaster Blog: Major E swell Brewing for Late January

The waves are set to pick up in a big way along the Eastern Seaboard.

3 25 Jan 2018
Forecaster Blog Updated: Deep Tasman Low to break the East Coast Swell-Drought

Forecaster Blog Updated: Deep Tasman Low to break the East Coast Swell-Drought

A really, really big swell event is looking likely across the East Coast next week.

4 11 Jan 2018
Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclones Ava and Irving to Merge Over the Indian Ocean

Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclones Ava and Irving to Merge Over the Indian Ocean

A major storm is set to develop as two ex tropical cyclones merge over the southern Indian Ocean

5 9 Jan 2018
Forecaster Blog: Weekend NE swell Just the First of Two Large Pulses for the NSW coast

Forecaster Blog: Weekend NE swell Just the First of Two Large Pulses for the NSW coast

The first week of summer is set to pump along the NSW coast.

1 Dec 2017
Forecaster Blog: Solid NE swell looming for Newcastle, Sydney and the South Coast

Forecaster Blog: Solid NE swell looming for Newcastle, Sydney and the South Coast

Is the NSW coast about to light up under NE swell and offshore winds?

28 Nov 2017
Forecaster Blog Updated: E swell potential firms up for the East Coast

Forecaster Blog Updated: E swell potential firms up for the East Coast

Swell potential is ramping up for the East Coast early next week.

1 14 Nov 2017
Forecaster Blog: Is a major E swell for the East Coast on the long term horizon?

Forecaster Blog: Is a major E swell for the East Coast on the long term horizon?

Mid to late November holds definitive E swell potential for the Eastern Seaboard.

8 Nov 2017
Forecaster Blog: Major East Coast S swell On The Cards

Forecaster Blog: Major East Coast S swell On The Cards

Winter might be about to make a big return across the NSW coast.

25 Oct 2017
Forecaster Blog: Season Opener Looming for southern Queensland and northern NSW

Forecaster Blog: Season Opener Looming for southern Queensland and northern NSW

After a long period in hibernation, Queensland's tropical swell window is about to wake up.

11 Oct 2017
Forecaster Blog: A Tasman Low Sends Swell For Days

Forecaster Blog: A Tasman Low Sends Swell For Days

Spring keeps on giving across the East Coast.

3 4 Oct 2017
Forecaster Blog: Bali’s Biggest Volcano Mount Agung Set to Blow

Forecaster Blog: Bali’s Biggest Volcano Mount Agung Set to Blow

It's about to go off in Bali, really soon..

4 26 Sep 2017
Major Swell Event To Unfold This Week

Major Swell Event To Unfold This Week

Beyond The Purple Blob

6 8 Jun 2017
Why Use A Forecast Anyway?

Why Use A Forecast Anyway?

Two simple scenarios

3 22 May 2017
Tropical Cyclone Donna: Will she or won’t she?

Tropical Cyclone Donna: Will she or won’t she?

Tropical Cyclone Donna is in effect over the Coral Sea.

1 5 May 2017
Forecaster Blog: Victoria Primed to Pump

Forecaster Blog: Victoria Primed to Pump

Victoria's Surf Coast will be the primary beneficiary

7 22 Mar 2017
Forecaster Blog: Major Indian Ocean Storm Activation

Forecaster Blog: Major Indian Ocean Storm Activation

The Indian Ocean comes to life with two major storm-systems this week.

1 14 Mar 2017
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Watch: Russ Bierke On The Big Wave World Tour

12 Nov 2018
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Watch: Joe Rogan Experience With Shane Dorian

7 Nov 2018
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Watch: Kalani Lattanzi Bodysurf Nazaré

1 7 Nov 2018
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Watch: More From Australia's First Wave Pool

3 6 Nov 2018
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Watch: Russell Bierke Dominate Solid Cloudbreak

1 1 Nov 2018
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Watch: The Desert Hilton - Billabong Adventure Division

30 Oct 2018
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Surf Lakes Introduces 5 Wave Surf Technology

6 28 Oct 2018
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2 26 Oct 2018
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Watch: Best Desert Point Ever Seen

4 17 Oct 2018
Watch: Pumping Hossegor - Saturday, 13 October 2018

Watch: Pumping Hossegor - Saturday, 13 October 2018

15 Oct 2018
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Watch: More Pumping Hossegor

1 11 Oct 2018
Watch: Ehukai Looking Like Backdoor

Watch: Ehukai Looking Like Backdoor

1 10 Oct 2018
Watch: Ireland's Foreign Surfers | Made In Ireland Part 3

Watch: Ireland's Foreign Surfers | Made In Ireland Part 3

9 Oct 2018
Watch: Firing Hossegor - Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Watch: Firing Hossegor - Tuesday, 02 October 2018

4 Oct 2018
Watch: Pumping Early Season Pipeline

Watch: Pumping Early Season Pipeline

1 4 Oct 2018
Video: The Billabong Team Go Ham In The Hunter Valley

Video: The Billabong Team Go Ham In The Hunter Valley

2 Oct 2018
Meet Ireland's Maddest Surfers | Made In Ireland Part 2

Meet Ireland's Maddest Surfers | Made In Ireland Part 2

2 2 Oct 2018
Good News:The Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Is Back Next Year

Good News:The Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Is Back Next Year

1 26 Sep 2018
The New Surfing World Magazine is an Andy Irons Special

The New Surfing World Magazine is an Andy Irons Special

24 Sep 2018
Video: Aussies Bain, Beachley and Macaulay Are the World Masters Champions

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24 Sep 2018
Watch: Matt Meola's Latest Clip - Mango On The Ments

Watch: Matt Meola's Latest Clip - Mango On The Ments

2 17 Sep 2018
Watch: John John Florence's New Clip - Space

Watch: John John Florence's New Clip - Space

1 14 Sep 2018
Video: Taj, Creed, Griffin and More Young Billabong Shredders Score Out West

Video: Taj, Creed, Griffin and More Young Billabong Shredders Score Out West

11 Sep 2018
Members Video: Finless fun

Members Video: Finless fun

10 Sep 2018
The Ranch Day Three – Nick Carroll Reports from the Scene at Lemoore

The Ranch Day Three – Nick Carroll Reports from the Scene at Lemoore

1 10 Sep 2018
Video: Creed McTaggart's New Clip and Clothing Line

Video: Creed McTaggart's New Clip and Clothing Line

5 Sep 2018
Ain't No Wave Pool, Mick Fanning And Tyler Wright Return To The Snake

Ain't No Wave Pool, Mick Fanning And Tyler Wright Return To The Snake

1 4 Sep 2018
Why Is Newcastle City Council Planning to Build a Skate Bowl over an Existing Beach? – Nick Carroll

Why Is Newcastle City Council Planning to Build a Skate Bowl over an Existing Beach? – Nick Carroll

46 3 Sep 2018
Watch: Laurie Towner Vs Nias Mega Swell

Watch: Laurie Towner Vs Nias Mega Swell

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Watch: Nate Behl Vs Kandui Mega Swell

30 Aug 2018
THE O’RIGINALS Part 3 – Dan Johnson, Student and Shaper

THE O’RIGINALS Part 3 – Dan Johnson, Student and Shaper

27 Aug 2018
Video: Drought Breaking Snapper Session

Video: Drought Breaking Snapper Session

24 Aug 2018
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16 21 Aug 2018
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Watch: Parko's Last Lap: Tahiti | Billabong

3 16 Aug 2018
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2-3 ft - N winds @ 6 knots Possible shower. °C, water 21°C

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