The East Coast Low Swell Breakdown June 19 - 21, 2016

16 Jun 2016 0 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

COASTALWATCH | Swell Breakdown

Forecast by Ben Macartney
Photo by Grant Sproule / Throwing Buckets

Just as we begin to count the cost – and the innumerable good waves produced by the monster ENE swell that rocked the Eastern Seaboard last week – yet another one is already beginning to taking shape on recent computer modelled projections.

At first glance the evolution of the system shows an uncanny resemblance to its predecessor; spawning off a deepening upper-level trough migrating across the eastern Australian interior later this week. The system induces a deep surface trough and associated low-pressure system on the cusp of the northern NSW coast over the weekend before it moves offshore on Sunday night.

Check out the Coastalwatch WAVE TRACKER here

THE BREAKDOWN

Summary: Second East Coast Low for June forecast to develop off the NSW coast Sunday/ Monday, potentially generating good to epic surf on Monday/ Tuesday.

Swell Origin:
1st swell: NE/ENE
2nd swell: S Peak

Swell: NE swell 3 to 6ft

Best Day: Monday

Surfable Areas: All exposed beaches, reefs and points.


SEE ALSO: The June Super Swell In Pictures & Video

*BONUS Video Below, June Swell, East Coast Low By Tom Healy


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