US Government shuts down the waves

Stu Nettle

Obamacare will lead to less crowded surf...maybe.

In news that will delight grizzled surf purists the world over, the United States budget debacle may shutdown weather prediction services, including every automated surf forecast that relies on them.

Toby Manson
Wave of the Day: Swinging cats in the west
Swellnet Analysis

Forecast: Maui Pro

Stu Nettle

After a twelve-month hiatus the Women's Championship Tour returns to Honolua Bay and the forecast is welcoming.

Steve Arklay
Wave of the Day: Sunrise over the backyard
Andrew Shield
Wave of the Day: Vision splendid at Duranbah
Jason Childs
Wave of the Day: Backbeach relief

Review: Swag's back catalogue


He's the seed of industry pioneers, was raised in a golden era, and is driven by the desire to chronicle surfing's rich history - which he has, across four books written in four years.

Steve Shearer on Chris Gudenswager's inspired burst of creativity.

Justin Ward
Wave of the Day: A sidelong look at the sublime