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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.

0 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.

0 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.

0 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
It's Gonna Be Big! East Coast Low Delivers Swell for Days

It's Gonna Be Big! East Coast Low Delivers Swell for Days

Do you remember how to surf? Are you ready for some epic autumn conditions?

0 7 Mar 2017
North Atlantic Low Spawns Monster NW Storm-swell

North Atlantic Low Spawns Monster NW Storm-swell

Peak strength approaching

2 2 Feb 2017
Long Range Christmas Forecast Is Looking Good

Long Range Christmas Forecast Is Looking Good

Christmas is almost upon us.. will Santa deliver surf?

0 20 Dec 2016
Season Opener Brewing For Southern Queensland (Finally!)

Season Opener Brewing For Southern Queensland (Finally!)

Huey finally to turn on the swell-tap across southern Queensland

3 16 Nov 2016
Does The #SuperMoon Affect Surf Conditions?

Does The #SuperMoon Affect Surf Conditions?

Suspected to be linked to all sorts of strange phenomena - like spring tides

2 15 Nov 2016
2016/17 Tropical Cyclone Outlook - What Does It Mean For Swell?

2016/17 Tropical Cyclone Outlook - What Does It Mean For Swell?

What's on the horizon this summer?

2 14 Nov 2016
Forecaster Blog: The Slight Return of a Tasman Low

Forecaster Blog: The Slight Return of a Tasman Low

Powerful SSE groundswell is inbound, right now.

1 24 Oct 2016
Forecaster Blog: Huge South Swell?

Forecaster Blog: Huge South Swell?

There's a serious looking S swell inbound across the NSW coast this week.

0 11 Oct 2016
Forecaster Blog: Zonal Storm-Track Favours Fiji This Week

Forecaster Blog: Zonal Storm-Track Favours Fiji This Week

Had enough of the flat spell? Time to jump on a plane.

0 4 Oct 2016
Forecaster Blog: Deep Tasman Low brewing early in July

Forecaster Blog: Deep Tasman Low brewing early in July

Yet another major swell event is on the cards for the East Coast in early July.

0 30 Jun 2016
Forecaster Blog: The Next Big East Coast Low Is Looming

Forecaster Blog: The Next Big East Coast Low Is Looming

The next big ECL is coming, but will it match its predecessor for wave height and longevity?

0 15 Jun 2016
UPDATED: Phenomenal NE Swell Potential For The East Coast

UPDATED: Phenomenal NE Swell Potential For The East Coast

The development of a surface trough near the East Coast later this week holds phenomenal NE swell-potential for the region this weekend.

1 30 May 2016
UPDATED: Australasian Major Swell Event Forecast

UPDATED: Australasian Major Swell Event Forecast

Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and Indonesia lighting up this week

1 17 May 2016
Forecaster Blog: Monster SW Groundswell For Victoria Next Week

Forecaster Blog: Monster SW Groundswell For Victoria Next Week

A potentially humungous SW groundswell looms for Victoria next week.

5 26 Apr 2016
Forecaster Blog: Victoria’s Surf coast to pump for days

Forecaster Blog: Victoria’s Surf coast to pump for days

Sustained run of sizeable swell descending

0 7 Apr 2016
Forecaster Update: Rip Curl Bells To Finish With A Bang

Forecaster Update: Rip Curl Bells To Finish With A Bang

Hells Bells, here come the groundswells.

0 30 Mar 2016
Forecaster Blog: Outlook for the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks

Forecaster Blog: Outlook for the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks

The start of the Quiksilver Pro and the 2016 World Title race is upon us! See what Huey has in store.

8 9 Mar 2016
Video: Tropical Cyclone Winston Swell Analysis

Video: Tropical Cyclone Winston Swell Analysis

Ben Macartney talks you through the cyclone and what conditions it will serve up

1 25 Feb 2016
Latest News

Breaking: The CT Is Going Back To Bali, Ditching Fiji & Trestles

The WSL has released the 2018 schedule and, oh gee, are there some changes!

5 21 Nov 2017
WSL Announce Wave Pool For 2018 Championship Tour

WSL Announce Wave Pool For 2018 Championship Tour

2 18 Nov 2017
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Look Who Just Scored A New Jye Byrnes Anchovy...

0 17 Nov 2017
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We're Hiring!

0 14 Nov 2017
"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

0 14 Nov 2017
Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

1 9 Nov 2017
Fun D-Bah, Snapper Runners, and a Board in the Face

Fun D-Bah, Snapper Runners, and a Board in the Face

0 8 Nov 2017
Cleaning up the Beaches

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2 8 Nov 2017
We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

0 7 Nov 2017
Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

0 3 Nov 2017
Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

0 30 Oct 2017
Perfect Swell For Pe'ahi Challenge

Perfect Swell For Pe'ahi Challenge

0 29 Oct 2017
Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

0 27 Oct 2017
Is Life Really Better In Boardshorts?

Is Life Really Better In Boardshorts?

0 23 Oct 2017
Who Is The Biggest Self-Proclaimed Over-Achiever In Surfing?

Who Is The Biggest Self-Proclaimed Over-Achiever In Surfing?

1 19 Oct 2017
What In The Heck Actually Is An Ambassador of Stoke?

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0 19 Oct 2017
Sean Doherty On: As World's Divide

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4 18 Oct 2017
Help Save Our Oceans & Score The Trip Of A Lifetime With Barton Lynch

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0 17 Oct 2017
Scary Good Tour Kicks Off With USA Premiere

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0 17 Oct 2017
Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

14 16 Oct 2017
Tackling The WSL Restructure Controversy Head On

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1 12 Oct 2017
Historic Surf Event Continues In Newcastle

Historic Surf Event Continues In Newcastle

1 11 Oct 2017
Fanning, Buchan & Wright On Mental Health

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1 10 Oct 2017
Nikki Van Dijk Crowned Champ In Portugal

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0 5 Oct 2017
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0 5 Oct 2017
Occy Puts 2 Surf Brothers Together - At Last

Occy Puts 2 Surf Brothers Together - At Last

1 3 Oct 2017
Kanoa Igarashi On Re-Surfs, Hassling & Filipe's Dad

Kanoa Igarashi On Re-Surfs, Hassling & Filipe's Dad

1 3 Oct 2017
Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach To Stay On Tour

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0 26 Sep 2017
Australia's Future Champs Get Supported At Home

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0 26 Sep 2017
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