Swellnet Analysis

The never ending mystery east swell

Craig Brokensha

The East Coast is coming off two weeks of straight east swell. While falling short of the mythical 28 day swell of 1975 it still warrants an explanation.

Rip Curl Pro Forecast

Craig Brokensha

An active storm track means Bells will provide John John with the kind of open face canvas he likes. Read the whole forecast here.

Margaret River Drug Aware Pro - early forecast

Craig Brokensha

The Margaret River Drug Aware Pro kicks of next Wednesday and there's some great swell on the way.

Quiksilver Pro Forecast Update

Craig Brokensha

There's some large swell on the way for the Quiksilver Pro, but winds may spoil the party.

You should have been here last week: Quiksilver Pro Forecast

Craig Brokensha

Last year the Quiksilver Pro just missed Cyclone Winston. As the Goldy pumps under the best swell in months we ask if the bad luck will continue.

Explaining the East Coast's cruel summer

Craig Brokensha

...and why South Australia has had a cool summer.

Monster Nazare forecast

Craig Brokensha

This Thursday, one of the largest swells in recent history will strike Nazare. It could've been one for the record books, except for one small thing.

How big do tsumamis get? - video

Stu Nettle

And you thought swell forecasters talk up wave height! Click to hear a few tall tales about tsunami.

Christmas 2016 Forecast

Craig Brokensha

The festive season is upon us once again. So what's beneath the Christmas tree for Aussie surfers?

Lombok waves visible from space

Craig Brokensha

They're the only waves visible from space and they have wavelengths several kilometres long. Come and check out the freaky waves of the Lombok Strait.

Google Earth Timelapse: viewing our changing coastlines

Ben Matson

Even more incredible evidence has emerged of the rapidly evolving coastal processes at Skeleton Bay - and other locations too.

Billabong Pipe Masters 2016 Forecast

Craig Brokensha

It's the final event of the year, but for the first time in four years, the Title Race isn't on the line. So how's the forecast shaping up?