Forecasting Tutorials
Forecasting Tutorial: Reading Wave Models

Forecasting Tutorial: Reading Wave Models

Gain a deeper understanding into how wave models work and how to read them.

0 16 May 2014
Surf Forecast Glossary

Surf Forecast Glossary

Keep up to date with the Forecasting lingo.

0 16 May 2014
Forecasting Tutorial: Air Masses

Forecasting Tutorial: Air Masses

Welcome to our first installment on meteorology basics: Swell is generated by wind and wind is the result of air pressure.

2 15 May 2014
Forecasting Tutorial: Wave Period Explained

Forecasting Tutorial: Wave Period Explained

Coastalwatch's chief swell forecaster, Ben Macartney, scratches beneath the sea surface looking at wave period.

0 4 Dec 2012
Forecasting Tutorial: Great circles

Forecasting Tutorial: Great circles

Waves and swells in the open sea travel in a straight line in the direction of the wind that created them. A straight line drawn on a sphere linking any two points is known as a great circle.

0 23 May 2007
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Vonu Beer Want To Send Your Mate To Fiji

It's the best photo comp going around!

0 20 Apr 2018
Shark Attack/Incident Near Gracetown Stops The Margaret River Pro

Shark Attack/Incident Near Gracetown Stops The Margaret River Pro

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

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

0 13 Apr 2018
The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of Looks Alot Like Fabric

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of Looks Alot Like Fabric

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

A Teams Comp For A Cause This April

0 4 Apr 2018
The Crowds Will Be Coming, So How Will Bells and Winki Cope? – Nick Carroll

The Crowds Will Be Coming, So How Will Bells and Winki Cope? – Nick Carroll

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Jock Serong On: The Island at the End of the World

Jock Serong On: The Island at the End of the World

2 23 Mar 2018
Wave of the Week: Owen Wright's Quick Wedgey Tube

Wave of the Week: Owen Wright's Quick Wedgey Tube

0 16 Mar 2018
Wave of the Week: Stylish Grom, Oscar Langburne, Goes Long At Crescent Head

Wave of the Week: Stylish Grom, Oscar Langburne, Goes Long At Crescent Head

0 13 Mar 2018
Weekend Surf Forecast 9 - 11 March 2018

Weekend Surf Forecast 9 - 11 March 2018

1 8 Mar 2018
Gallery: The Sweetest User Photos From Manly

Gallery: The Sweetest User Photos From Manly

0 5 Mar 2018
You, Two Buddies, And A World Renowned Pointbreak All To Yourselves

You, Two Buddies, And A World Renowned Pointbreak All To Yourselves

5 2 Mar 2018
Gallery: 2018 Vissla Great Lakes Pro

Gallery: 2018 Vissla Great Lakes Pro

0 1 Mar 2018
Nick Carroll On: Shaping's CT

Nick Carroll On: Shaping's CT

5 1 Mar 2018
#CheersMick: Fanning Calls It Quits

#CheersMick: Fanning Calls It Quits

1 28 Feb 2018
Gallery: 2018 Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

Gallery: 2018 Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

0 27 Feb 2018
TC's Treasure Trove

TC's Treasure Trove

0 23 Feb 2018
The Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Starts This Weekend!

The Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Starts This Weekend!

1 23 Feb 2018
Typhoon Sessions With Tom Curren And Mason Ho

Typhoon Sessions With Tom Curren And Mason Ho

0 23 Feb 2018
Surfing Chefs For SurfAid Byron Bay

Surfing Chefs For SurfAid Byron Bay

0 22 Feb 2018
Gallery: 2018 Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

Gallery: 2018 Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

0 22 Feb 2018
TC's Treasure Trove

TC's Treasure Trove

1 21 Feb 2018
All The Photos From The Unbelievable Australian Boardriders Battle in Newcastle Over The Weekend

All The Photos From The Unbelievable Australian Boardriders Battle in Newcastle Over The Weekend

5 19 Feb 2018
All The Best Malarkey Happening On Sunday Surfday at Byron Bay Surf Festival

All The Best Malarkey Happening On Sunday Surfday at Byron Bay Surf Festival

4 14 Feb 2018
Home Grown Keeps It Classic

Home Grown Keeps It Classic

0 10 Feb 2018
Video: My Home Break With Matt Wilkinson

Video: My Home Break With Matt Wilkinson

3 8 Feb 2018
Nichols And Baker Rule The Roost At The Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

Nichols And Baker Rule The Roost At The Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

0 7 Feb 2018
The Volkswagen Kombi Rally Returns To Manly!

The Volkswagen Kombi Rally Returns To Manly!

1 5 Feb 2018
How To Teach Your Kids To Surf: 12 Tips

How To Teach Your Kids To Surf: 12 Tips

0 2 Feb 2018
How's This For A Coupl'a Surf Trips of a Lifetime You Can Hit This Winter

How's This For A Coupl'a Surf Trips of a Lifetime You Can Hit This Winter

1 1 Feb 2018
Nick Carroll: Eight Questions I've Been Asked About The Pool

Nick Carroll: Eight Questions I've Been Asked About The Pool

25 1 Feb 2018
Video: My Home Break With Connor O'Leary

Video: My Home Break With Connor O'Leary

2 31 Jan 2018
"Oi, Bro, My Leg Fell Off"

"Oi, Bro, My Leg Fell Off"

2 31 Jan 2018
The 2018 Surfest Is Here

The 2018 Surfest Is Here

0 29 Jan 2018
Keeping Kids Cool

Keeping Kids Cool

0 26 Jan 2018
Nearest Surf Cams

North Bondi

2 ft - SSW winds @ 9 knots Partly cloudy. 18.4°C, water 20°C

Maroubra

2 ft - SSW winds @ 9 knots Partly cloudy. 18.4°C, water 20°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2 ft - SW winds @ 6 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 20°C

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