Swell Alert Updated Again: Tropical Cyclone Oma’s Phenomenal Surf-Potential Is Crystallising and It Looks Unprecedented

20 Feb 2019 19 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

So, sounds like a good bit of hype, right? Well, as you’ll see below, I’m speaking in the literal sense: comparing Tropical Cyclone Oma’s (TC Oma) forecast track and intensity to previous Coral Sea cyclones. More to the point, we’re finally seeing several of the major atmospheric models falling into pretty tight agreement surrounding the storm’s immediate future – and they all definitively point towards the southern Queensland coast. The associated surf-implications are still staggering to say the least.

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