Swellnet Analysis

Forecast: Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

Craig Brokensha

The Quiksilver Pro is done, Kirra pumped, and autumn has kicked into gear across the southern states. So, waves for Bells?

Forecast: Rare north-west cyclone swell inbound for West Oz

Ben Matson

There’s a couple of fundamental rules in surf forecasting.

When breakwaters equal broken water

Stu Nettle

UPDATED: Breakwalls have given us some of our best waves but they've also ruined many more. Take a moment to remember what once was.

Tech: Real time wave monitoring by Surf Sense

Craig Brokensha

A new wave-monitoring system that can alert surfers and rock fisherman of incoming sets.

Forecast: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

Craig Brokensha

The Quiksilver Pro kicks off this weekend with plenty of swell inbound.

Strava heatmap reveals surfing hotspots

Craig Brokensha

Separate waves can be identified by the Strava data, including boat routes and keyholes/entry-exit points.

Australia Day long weekend forecast

Craig Brokensha

How's it looking around your neck of the woods this Australia Day long weekend? Click through for the national forecast.

MJO rising

Craig Brokensha

...and the Coral Sea is primed for an onslaught from the trade-wind belt.

South Straddie: The castle made of sand

Stu Nettle

How a design conceived in a Dutch laboratory became one of Australia's greatest beachbreaks.

Seas of red surround Australia

Craig Brokensha

Another record year of warmth and some amazing sea surface temperature readings off the East Coast last weekend.

Developing superbomb in the Indian Ocean

Craig Brokensha

A rare weather bomb will develop in the Indian Ocean, generating swell across multiple ocean basins.

2017 National Christmas Forecast

Craig Brokensha

What's the fat bloke in the red suit got in store for your state?