Forecaster Blog
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
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?

7 Mar 2017
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18 Jul 2018
Video: Damo Hobgood, Mick Corbett and More In Heavy Tube Team Edit

Video: Damo Hobgood, Mick Corbett and More In Heavy Tube Team Edit

16 Jul 2018
Watch: Solid South Swell Hits Sydney's Northern Beaches

Watch: Solid South Swell Hits Sydney's Northern Beaches

16 Jul 2018
Watch The Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Women's Round 1 & 2

Watch The Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Women's Round 1 & 2

6 Jul 2018
Watch The Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Finals Day

Watch The Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Finals Day

1 5 Jul 2018
Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Men's Round 3 & 4

Replay: Corona Open J-Bay - Men's Round 3 & 4

1 4 Jul 2018
Canngu Under Threat

Canngu Under Threat

5 4 Jul 2018
Breaking: Joel Parkinson Just Announced He'll Be Retiring At Pipe

Breaking: Joel Parkinson Just Announced He'll Be Retiring At Pipe

4 2 Jul 2018
Be One of the First to Surf the New Melbourne Wave Pool

Be One of the First to Surf the New Melbourne Wave Pool

10 2 Jul 2018
Video: A Wave So Good It's Basically Breaking News

Video: A Wave So Good It's Basically Breaking News

8 22 Jun 2018
Watch: Koa Smith Skeleton Bay 2018: 1 Wave, 8 Barrels - POV Angle

Watch: Koa Smith Skeleton Bay 2018: 1 Wave, 8 Barrels - POV Angle

21 Jun 2018
Watch: Koa Smith Skeleton Bay 2018: 1 Wave, 8 Barrels

Watch: Koa Smith Skeleton Bay 2018: 1 Wave, 8 Barrels

21 Jun 2018
The Highly Anticipated Andy Irons Doco Is Getting Australian Premieres

The Highly Anticipated Andy Irons Doco Is Getting Australian Premieres

2 20 Jun 2018
The Bells Beach 50 Year Storm Invitational Waiting Period Starts This Weekend

The Bells Beach 50 Year Storm Invitational Waiting Period Starts This Weekend

1 Jun 2018
Not Even A Shark Alarm Could Stop The SurfAid Cup At Bondi Beach

Not Even A Shark Alarm Could Stop The SurfAid Cup At Bondi Beach

30 May 2018
Watch: Laurie Towner Meets The Biggest Swell To Hit Fiji's Cloudbreak.

Watch: Laurie Towner Meets The Biggest Swell To Hit Fiji's Cloudbreak.

26 May 2018
Coastalwatch Skill Upgrade For Amazon Echo Spot

Coastalwatch Skill Upgrade For Amazon Echo Spot

3 25 May 2018
Breaking: The WSL Will Finish The Margarets Event At Ululwatu

Breaking: The WSL Will Finish The Margarets Event At Ululwatu

6 11 May 2018
An Online Petition To Stop Blasting For Oil Off Newcastle and the Central Coast

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20 8 May 2018
Surfing World Magazine Just Launched Their Indo Edition

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3 May 2018
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30 Apr 2018
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Swell Wrap: Southwest WA Was Big Over The Weekend

3 30 Apr 2018
You Should Watch Never Town, Patagonia's New Surf Movie, Now!

You Should Watch Never Town, Patagonia's New Surf Movie, Now!

3 23 Apr 2018
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20 Apr 2018
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1 16 Apr 2018
Video: Barney Miller, (AS5) World Adaptive Surfing Champion, Shreds Bells

Video: Barney Miller, (AS5) World Adaptive Surfing Champion, Shreds Bells

13 Apr 2018
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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of Looks Alot Like Fabric

1 12 Apr 2018
A Teams Comp For A Cause This April

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