Western Australia's Mid-Week Swell Boom

18 Oct 2016 0

The Coastalwatch Wave Tracker shows the high wave period intervals on Tuesday

The Coastalwatch Wave Tracker shows the high wave period intervals on Tuesday

COASTALWATCH | SWELL DIARY

Story by Coastalwatch Western Australian Surf Reporter, Dan Wyer

As predicted the swell came in strong on Tuesday morning. Wave heights varied across the coast due to the southern angle of the swell. Exposed deep water reefs were pulling in solid sets within the 10-12ft range, while protected bays saw refracted wave energy within the 4-6ft range. The Cape Naturaliste buoy reading came in at 4.3m at 14seconds early in the day with a gradual decrease throughout the day.

Winds held favourable from the east - NE throughout the morning before a light afternoon sea breeze created some bump. Great to see some swell right up and down the coastline. 

See the Western Australian Surf Forecast for the next 5 days HERE:

The swell now moves across to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Check out how it's tracking on the Coastalwatch WAVE TRACKER or see your local forecast. 

Yallingup in Western Australia on Tuesday, Photo by Dan Wyer

Yallingup in Western Australia on Tuesday, Photo by Dan Wyer

Finding the right left, Photo by Dan Wyer

Finding the right left, Photo by Dan Wyer

Carparks were crowded for the whole day, Photo by Dan Wyer

Carparks were crowded for the whole day, Photo by Dan Wyer


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