Swell Diaries
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

A gallery of perfect Padang Padang awakening the day COVID lockdowns lift

11 Jul 2020
Photos: East Coast Super South Swell Sunday

Photos: East Coast Super South Swell Sunday

How the East Coast looked today

10 Sep 2017
Saturday At Bells Beach: Big, Wild & Beautiful

Saturday At Bells Beach: Big, Wild & Beautiful

Saturday on the Surf Coast

9 24 Jun 2017
East Coast Wednesday Wavefest

East Coast Wednesday Wavefest

The People's Photos

21 Jun 2017
40 Places That Had Amazing Waves Last Weekend

40 Places That Had Amazing Waves Last Weekend

The people's swell diary

18 Apr 2017
Oh Boy, Did The Gold Coast Pump!

Oh Boy, Did The Gold Coast Pump!

Burleigh, Currumbin, Rainbow Bay, Snapper, Duranbah light up

2 18 Apr 2017
Swell Diary: The Day Everyone Got Waves

Swell Diary: The Day Everyone Got Waves

The people's photos from this week

31 Mar 2017
Spectacular South West Coast Weekend Of Waves

Spectacular South West Coast Weekend Of Waves

When you thought the East Coast was good last week.

3 20 Mar 2017
Saturday 11 March On The East Coast: A Great Day!

Saturday 11 March On The East Coast: A Great Day!

The people's swell diary

12 Mar 2017
Swell Diary: The Goldy & Northern NSW Are Pumping Right Now

Swell Diary: The Goldy & Northern NSW Are Pumping Right Now

They're calling it champagne Saturday.

1 8 Mar 2017
Magic Monday: Sydney Swell Diary

Magic Monday: Sydney Swell Diary

All the best barrels of the day

8 9 Nov 2016
And Then There Were Waves

And Then There Were Waves

The photos from the last 48 hours in Sydney

25 Oct 2016
Western Australia's Mid-Week Swell Boom

Western Australia's Mid-Week Swell Boom

10-12 feet tubes roll in

18 Oct 2016
The June Super Swell In Pictures & Video, Part III

The June Super Swell In Pictures & Video, Part III

The photos that represented a great week of surf

3 10 Jun 2016
Magnificent Monday 6th June, NSW In Pictures

Magnificent Monday 6th June, NSW In Pictures

The photos of the day

10 6 Jun 2016
UPDATE: What Sunday 5 June On The East Coast Looked Like, In Pictures

UPDATE: What Sunday 5 June On The East Coast Looked Like, In Pictures

Photos from up and down the coast

3 5 Jun 2016
Western Australia's Big Start To Winter

Western Australia's Big Start To Winter

The report and the big forecast

3 Jun 2016
The Bodysurfers Who Took On Sydney's Super Swell

The Bodysurfers Who Took On Sydney's Super Swell

The sliding descent

12 31 May 2016
The Wrap Up Of This Weekend's Wild & Wonderful Waves

The Wrap Up Of This Weekend's Wild & Wonderful Waves

Swell diary 28 - 29 May 2016

29 May 2016
Darcy Crump On Sydney's Sensational South Swell Yesterday

Darcy Crump On Sydney's Sensational South Swell Yesterday

A look at the slabs, bombies and secret spots

1 25 May 2016
What Happened At Cloudbreak Yesterday?

What Happened At Cloudbreak Yesterday?

& the Australasian Swell Event wrap up

1 23 May 2016
Bells Beach Was Big On Wednesday

Bells Beach Was Big On Wednesday

The 4th May on the Surf Coast

4 5 May 2016
Swell Diary: Tropical Cyclone Winston's Epic Weekend Of Waves

Swell Diary: Tropical Cyclone Winston's Epic Weekend Of Waves

How did the eastern Australian coastline hold up

28 Feb 2016
Swell Diary: Tropical Cyclone Victor In All It's Glory

Swell Diary: Tropical Cyclone Victor In All It's Glory

What kind of swell did the 3rd cyclone of the year bring?

6 25 Jan 2016
Gallery: One Top Barrel In Sydney Today

Gallery: One Top Barrel In Sydney Today

This guy's claim was 100% worthy

7 8 Jan 2016
Video: Did You See Burleigh Last Week?

Video: Did You See Burleigh Last Week?

If you weren't at Snapper, you were probably at Burleigh

4 Jan 2016
Latest News

Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

The South Coast NSW core-lord re-signs, keeps charging

14 Jul 2020
Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

6 11 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

11 Jul 2020
Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

1 10 Jul 2020
West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

8 8 Jul 2020
Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

7 Jul 2020
Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

1 6 Jul 2020
When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

2 6 Jul 2020
 Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

1 4 Jul 2020
Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

1 Jul 2020
Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

30 Jun 2020
Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

2 29 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

7 29 Jun 2020
"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

25 Jun 2020
Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

5 25 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

3 24 Jun 2020
Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

23 Jun 2020
One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

3 23 Jun 2020
Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

6 22 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

6 21 Jun 2020
The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

19 Jun 2020
Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

18 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

27 13 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

14 8 Jun 2020
Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

3 8 Jun 2020
Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

10 7 Jun 2020
An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

3 6 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

3 4 Jun 2020
A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

2 Jun 2020
Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

1 Jun 2020
What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

1 Jun 2020
Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

3 30 May 2020
Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

8 29 May 2020
What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

28 May 2020
Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

1 27 May 2020
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