SWELL ALERT: Huge South Swell Looms for the Entire East Coast

20 Aug 2019 9 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

Issued Tuesday, 20 August 2019

To date, surfers across the NSW coast have had it pretty good this month; benefiting from a good to excellent run of winter conditions; characterised by a consistent, mid-sized south and SSE swells - for the most part groomed by offshore winds. However, it’s now clear this long-lasting run of idyllic conditions will quickly come to a (temporary) close later this week, following the development of an intense, slow-moving low pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea.


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