SWELL ALERT
Swell Alert: Long S groundswell Inbound across the East Coast

Swell Alert: Long S groundswell Inbound across the East Coast

A long S groundswell is about to rock the entire NSW coast under a favourable autumn wind-regime.

2 22 May 2018
East Coast Swell Alert: Tropical Cyclone Gita

East Coast Swell Alert: Tropical Cyclone Gita

Tropical Cyclone Gita looms as a major source of E groundswell for the entire East Coast this weekend.

5 16 Feb 2018
East Coast Swell Alert: ESE Groundswell Inbound Early Next Week.

East Coast Swell Alert: ESE Groundswell Inbound Early Next Week.

There's a solid round of ESE groundswell brewing for the East Coast.

1 17 Nov 2017
Swell Alert: WA, Victoria and South Australia receive heavy SW groundswell this weekend and early next week

Swell Alert: WA, Victoria and South Australia receive heavy SW groundswell this weekend and early next week

A major swell event is inbound across the southern states in the very near future.

26 Oct 2017
East Coast Swell Alert: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

East Coast Swell Alert: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Winter is about to make a comeback across the East Coast. In a big way.

1 16 Aug 2017
SWELL ALERT: Western, Southern Australian Coasts, New Zealand All Set To Pump!

SWELL ALERT: Western, Southern Australian Coasts, New Zealand All Set To Pump!

The Southern Ocean is in chaos and will leave you surfed out

28 Mar 2017
Swell Alert: Intense Polar Low Setting Up Swell

Swell Alert: Intense Polar Low Setting Up Swell

Southwest groundswell on the move

6 Dec 2016
East Coast Swell Alert: August 28, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: August 28, 2015

An East Coast Low over the southern Tasman Sea just keeps on giving for the NSW coast.

28 Aug 2015
Indo Swell Alert: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Indo Swell Alert: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang is in it's final waiting period and the swell is coming

26 Aug 2015
Swell Alert: Sydney, Illawarra & Central Coast Tuesday Morning

Swell Alert: Sydney, Illawarra & Central Coast Tuesday Morning

Excellent surf potential for Tuesday morning

2 24 Aug 2015
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Tuesday, 28 July 2015

A major activation of the Southern Ocean storm track holds extra-large SW swell potential for southern Australia.

1 28 Jul 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: April 28, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: April 28, 2015

The forecast evolution of an East Coast Low points to a powerful ENE swell-event unfolding across the entire East Coast this weekend.

28 Apr 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: Sunday, 19 April 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: Sunday, 19 April 2015

A heavy SSE swell event looms for the East Coast this week. Check out the details.

19 Apr 2015
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Thursday,  April 16, 2015

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: Thursday, April 16, 2015

A huge storm system below the Australian mainland is the source of an extra-large SW groundswell impacting southern Australian coasts this weekend.

16 Apr 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: Tuesday January 27, 2015

East Coast Swell Alert: Tuesday January 27, 2015

The development of a deep ECL holds strong potential for a big SSE swell event unfolding across the NSW coast later this week.

3 27 Jan 2015
East Coast Swell Alert: October 14, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: October 14, 2014

A heavy spike in S storm-swell and strong southerly winds pound the NSW coast on Wednesday.

14 Oct 2014
Southern Ocean Swell Alert: 9 October 2014

Southern Ocean Swell Alert: 9 October 2014

A deep Southern Ocean storm holds major swell potential for western and southern Australian coasts this weekend.

9 Oct 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: September 30, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: September 30, 2014

Calling all weekend warriors and hellmen alike.. there is swell coming, long in period and significant in height.

14 30 Sep 2014
Victoria Swell Alert: July 29, 2014

Victoria Swell Alert: July 29, 2014

Victoria's Surf Coast is the place to be this week.

1 29 Jul 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: July 16, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: July 16, 2014

Another major swell event looms for the entire Eastern Seaboard following the development of a deep low pressure system off Tasmania.

1 16 Jul 2014
Indian Ocean Swell Alert: June 20, 2014

Indian Ocean Swell Alert: June 20, 2014

One of the larger groundswells of the Southern Hemisphere winter so far is brewing over the Indian Ocean.

9 20 Jun 2014
Indian Ocean Swell Alert - April 16, 2014

Indian Ocean Swell Alert - April 16, 2014

Large scale storm in the southern Indian Ocean produces a significant SW swell event...

1 16 Apr 2014
East Coast Swell Alert: March 20, 2014

East Coast Swell Alert: March 20, 2014

Another E groundswell looms for the East Coast, but plenty of patience will be required.

3 20 Mar 2014
East Coast Swell Alert – December 2, 2013

East Coast Swell Alert – December 2, 2013

A strong building trend in E groundswell is underway across the NSW coast. Click through for the details.

2 3 Dec 2013
SOUTHERN OCEAN SWELL ALERT: 24 September 2013

SOUTHERN OCEAN SWELL ALERT: 24 September 2013

Our chief swell forecaster Ben Macartney breaks down this uppercut from the south-west.

24 Sep 2013
Indian Ocean Swell Alert - August 27, 2013

Indian Ocean Swell Alert - August 27, 2013

The evolution of a large, complex low pressure system over the south-eastern Indian Ocean holds phenomenal swell potential for, well, just about everywhere.

27 Aug 2013
Victoria Swell Alert, August 15, 2013 – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

Victoria Swell Alert, August 15, 2013 – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

A heavy pulse of WSW groundswell looms across Victorian coasts on Monday. Image: Randy Sparrow.

15 Aug 2013
EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

EAST COAST SWELL ALERT

Another strong, unseasonal round of easterly groundswell looms for the East Coast. Image: Ben Horvath.

30 Jul 2013
Victorian Swell Alert – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

Victorian Swell Alert – Coastalwatch Plus Exclusive

A thumping winter groundswell looms for Victoria this weekend, with favourable winds to boot. Image: Judy Scanlon.

4 Jul 2013
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Watch: Laurie Towner Meets The Biggest Swell To Hit Fiji's Cloudbreak.

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