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Hourly Surf Forecast Data keeps you on top of changing conditions

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    Wind speed and direction graphs have hourly data points - so you can see exactly when the wind is going to swing
  • surf-forecast-wave-height
    The wave height graphs show significantwave height and the primary swell component - so you can get a good idea of what the conditions at you local beach will be like
  • surf-forecast-swell-period
    The swell period and direction graphs are very useful when the spot under consideration is located in a sheltered bay that requires a high degree of swell wrap for good waves, or if there are significant obstructions in the path of the swell (eg: islands and reefs). Under these circumstances its really useful to know what the IDEAL SWELL PERIOD AND SWELL DIRECTION for your spot is - otherwise you might feel frustrated that the wave height at the beach is very different from what the graphs are telling you.
  • surf-forecast-wind-seas
    Wind Seas reflect localised winds.. and can give you a good idea of how choppy it will be, when considered with the directional data - plus when there's no real primary swell around it will allow you to catch a small window of localised swell.
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    Tidal Data 

Surf-forecast animations for an easy weekly overview

We give you 3 types of surf forecast animations for all areas:  Significant Wave height; Wind Speeds and Direction ; Swell Period and Direction.

The swell period and direction charts are invaluable - if you're after good waves and want to interpret the graphs correctly for your spot.

So... these are worth bookmarking and checking on a daily basis - You'll never miss another big swell!

  • swell period and direction map for North America
    An example of a Swell Period and Direction graph for North America - this chart showing 19sec SSW swells hitting Northern California. Remember that you can find zoomed in versions of the maps available on the Regional Pages.
  • wind speed map for Africa
    The continental map for Africa, showing WIND SPEEDS and DIRECTIONS. For a close up version of a particular country, use the menu system. ALLOW our GEOLOCATION finder when you first enter the site, and we'll present you with the maps and graphs  closest to you when you first open the home page.
  • swell-period-and-direction1
    Another example of a SWELL DIRECTION MAP - this time showing the New Jersey area with Westerly swells of 10 sec - 14secs  heading dowards the coast.

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2014-05-02 11:03:22 | Surftweeter Admin
Current ASP WOMENS CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR Rankings, Points and Winnings

The tour is now well underway and the big names are easing ahead. Held: MAR 01 - 12, 2014 - Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Held: APR 02 - 13, 2014 - Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Held: APR 16 - 27, 2014 - Torquay, Victoria, Australia 1. ...
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2014-04-26 07:49:43 | Surftweeter Admin
Current ASP Championship Tour Rankings, Points and Winnings

With three events down and eight to go, here are the competition winners and the current Mens' rankings: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Torquay, Victoria, Australia 1. GABRIEL MEDINA ...
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2014-04-21 13:34:48 | Lindy Cloete
Bells Beach Pro - Mens Round 3 and 4 results

While the ladies contest was put on hold for the day,a perfect stage saw the men perform at their athletic best. John John Florence (HAW) secured a win over 11-time ASP World Champion and 4-time event winner Kelly Slater (USA) and ASP World No.1 ...
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2014-04-18 13:38:56 | Lindy Cloete
Bells Beach Update -18.04.2014: Heats and Weather forecast

After 2 days on STANDBY, with inconsistent smallish surf, it looks as though tomorrow might be a bit more promising: There should be a 3 to 4 ft swell running offshore, and the swell period has risen to between 18 and 20 secs, and it will be from the ...
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2014-04-15 15:40:16 | Lindy Cloete
The Bells Beach Lineup

Looking at what's lined up for Saturday and Sunday (swell periods of 16-20sec) - it seems as though the weather gods are smiling on us again! Our swell maps (ref the high resolution map for Victroria) are showing us "reds and oranges" which bodes well ...
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2014-04-13 12:26:15 | Lindy Cloete
Michel Bourez Wins at Margaret River

Margs turned on for the final day of the Samsung Galaxy Drugaware Pro. Good long period swells provided the perfect canvas for our heroes to display their athletic talent. With light SE winds making for smooth wave faces, the competitors put the ...
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2014-04-12 01:01:36 | Surftweeter Admin
Another Lay Day Called at The Drugaware Pro 2014

The Mens Quarterfinals for the Samsung Galaxy ASP Drugaware Pro are on STANDBY while the organisers wait for the longer period swell to hit the coast this evening. We've been watching the surftweeter swell period charts and expecting this ... Have a ...
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2014-04-11 23:35:19 | Surftweeter Admin
The Big Names Move West and the Weather outlook is good

As the ASP caravan heads West and the big names arrive in town, we can look forward to an exciting two weeks at Margs. With some good long period swell pushing through towards the end of the week, we can expect some good competitive conditions. The ...
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2014-04-11 01:16:52 | Lindy Cloete
#THE BOX : Quarterfinalists Decided for Drugaware Pro

Jordy Smth and Miguel Pupo - both newcomers to the break, took a few waves to find their rhythm and got nicely worked in the process Jordy: “I’ve had zero experience out there and I didn’t really have a great heat but I got it done" ...
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2014-04-10 01:19:27 | Lindy Cloete
Drugaware Pro Round 5 to be held at THE BOX

Moments ago, ASP Commissioner Kieren Perrow, still dripping from his session at THE BOX - (and probably smarting about his broken board) announced that the Round 5 heats for the Drugaware Pro 2014, would be held at THE BOX. The move will produce a ...
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2014-04-06 14:19:36 | Lindy Cloete
Carissa Moore Wins the Women's Drugaware Pro at Margaret River

With solid swell and light to variable S - SE winds blowing, the contest directors declared the Women's Semifinal and Final Rounds ON at Margaret River early this morning. With a decent swell running and the sets a bit inconsistent, it was an all-out ...
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2014-04-06 02:47:43 | Lindy Cloete
Women's Quarterfinal Results: Drugaware Pro 2014

Another great day of surfing for the ladies albeit in some rather challenging conditions with the Southerly direction in the wind creating a lot of chop on the wave face as the day progressed. This one was so close, but with Steph really showing serious ...
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2014-04-04 16:48:28 | Lindy Cloete
Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro Results from Rounds 2, 3, and 4:

Heat 1: Dimity Stoyle (AUS) 9.34 def. Alana Blanchard (HAW) 6.07 Heat 2: Paige Hareb (NZL) 12.84 def. Pauline Ado (FRA) 10.16 Heat 3: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) 17.17 def. Laura Macaulay (AUS) 12.27 Heat 4: Johanne Defay (FRA) 11.34 def. Lakey Peterson ...
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