East Coast Swell Alert: Updated October 21, 2016

20 Oct 2016 0

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

COASTALWATCH | SWELL ALERT

Swell Alert updated 21 October, 2016

There’s no disputing that major swell events are few and far between during the transitional months of spring. But when the Tasman Sea finally decides to wake up, it often does so with a vengeance; generating large swell events when you least expect it. In the wake of a fairly benign month of waves, it now looks like we’ll finally see a major event unfolding across the East Coast in late October; arriving compliments of a deep Tasman low developing off the southern NSW coast this weekend. 

*JOIN COASTALWATCH PLUS TO VIEW THIS ALERT & GET A FREE OCEAN & EARTH BOARD BAG!

CoastalWatch Plus

View the full Article

Tags: swell , alert , surf , forecast , ben , macartney , topnews (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
More From SWELL ALERT
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.

0 26 Oct 2017
Swell Alert: Victoria’s Surf Coast about to light up under heavy SW groundswell

Swell Alert: Victoria’s Surf Coast about to light up under heavy SW groundswell

Winter isn't quite done across Victoria.

0 4 Sep 2017
Recent

You'll Be Able To Ask Alexa For The Forecast

“Alexa, ask Coastalwatch for the surf report for Byron bay."

3 19 Jan 2018
We Should All Be Better Equipped To Handle Life and Death Situations In The Surf

We Should All Be Better Equipped To Handle Life and Death Situations In The Surf

6 16 Jan 2018
Five Easy Tools That'll Ensure You're On The Next Swell As Soon As It Hits Your Local

Five Easy Tools That'll Ensure You're On The Next Swell As Soon As It Hits Your Local

0 16 Jan 2018
The Flight Centre Burleigh Pro Surf Festival Is Back

The Flight Centre Burleigh Pro Surf Festival Is Back

2 16 Jan 2018
Gallery: The World Junior Champs Action From Kiama

Gallery: The World Junior Champs Action From Kiama

1 11 Jan 2018
Latest News

You'll Be Able To Ask Alexa For The Forecast

“Alexa, ask Coastalwatch for the surf report for Byron bay."

We Should All Be Better Equipped To Handle Life and Death Situations In The Surf

Would you know what to do if an emergency hit the line-up?

The Flight Centre Burleigh Pro Surf Festival Is Back

Australia Day Long Weekend Sorted!

Gallery: The World Junior Champs Action From Kiama

Vahine Fierro and Finn McGill show the world what's up.

Popular This Week

You Need To See Tahlija Redgard Charge These Freight Trains

Mick Campbell's other half on the Indo express!

Swell Alert: East Coast Lights Up Under Powerful SSE Groundswell

There's a big SSE swell inbound, but where and when will conditions turn on?

Weekend Surf Forecast 19 - 21 January 2018

There's a whole lotta surf on tap this weekend; depending on where and when you go.

Nick Carroll On: the Silent War Between the WSL and the ISA

A power shift between surfing's two peak bodies has occurred. A big one.

Go to Top