Swellnet Analysis

Breakwaters and surfing's happy accident

Stu Nettle

Never mind Kelly Slater and Greg Webber, let's say hooray to Walter Shellshear and the crew who built our breakwalls!

Cold burst spells swell for summer

Craig Brokensha

A wintery blast of cold air and warm inland heat will combine to produce swell from Indonesia to Fiji.

Huge swell forecast for Hawaii

Craig Brokensha

How many Xs are there in huge?

Pipeline Masters early forecast

Stu Nettle

Will it be too much of a good thing?

XXL north swell to slam Hawaii

Craig Brokensha

A consistent XXL swell from the north is on track for Hawaii next week.

XXL swell for southern Australia

Craig Brokensha

One of the strongest storms of the year is about to develop under the country.

First XL swell for the Hawaiian season (updated)

Craig Brokensha

An ex-typhoon will provide the catalyst for the first XL swell of the Hawaiian season later this week.

MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal - Early Forecast

Craig Brokensha

With no loss of momentum, the world tour caravan rolls south through Spain and on to Portugal. Will the Atlantic keep on giving?

Understanding the sea breeze: Part 1

Stu Nettle

Northerly, nor-easter, Fremantle Doctor, the summer sea breeze has many names in Australia. But what causes it, and how can surfers benefit?

Quiksilver Pro France - Early Forecast

Craig Brokensha

Coming off the high of Kelly's wave pool, the tour now heads to France. What can the surfers expect from the Bay of Biscay?

Oversized Cloudbreak on target next week

Craig Brokensha

The storm activity that's been pounding south-east Australia is shifting east, right into Cloudbreak's prime swell window. Wooo...

Winter ain't done with yet

Craig Brokensha

The strongest cold outbreak of the year will occur next week, bringing large windy surf, freezing temperatures and low level snow to the south-east of the country.