Coastalwatch’s Chief Surf Forecaster Ben Macartney has given us the lowdown on what the waves will be doing for Blast Off. Don’t forget that every Blast Off participant gets a massive 6 MONTHS FREE Coastalwatch Plus membership to access 100 ad free surf cameras, the exclusive extended surf forecasts and the Coastalwatch Surf Coach. See below to activate it now.
SUMMARY: A series of S swells combine with NE windswell to maintain mostly good quality 1 to 3ft surf all week. Expect favourable offshore winds most days; the exceptions being moderate to strong SE and NE winds on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons respectively.
Tuesday: New mid period S swell. Sets up to 2 – 3ft at Whaley, undersized early. WIND: Early WSW to SW 10 to 15 knots, tending S mid morning and SE around 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Wednesday: Leftover S swell. Slow sets to 1 – 2ft+, fading as rising NE windswell picks up to a junky 2 – 3ft during the afternoon. WIND: Early light NNW tending N, then NE and freshening to 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Thursday: NE windswell still up to 2 – 3ft early, fading as small S groundswell picks up to a slow 1 – 2ft during the day, possibly bigger during the afternoon. WIND: Early light WNW 5 to 15 knots, tending WSW during the afternoon.
Friday: S swell ranging from 1 – 3ft, easing during the afternoon. WIND: Early light W to 5 knots tending to seabreezes during the afternoon.”
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