Swell Alert: A Multitude of Swell Trains Converge along the Eastern Seaboard

21 May 2020 0 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

Issued Thursday, 21 May 2020

The notion that no two waves are the same is often quoted by surfers – and the same idea can also be applied to weather systems. Over the course of this week we’ve seen a unique synoptic pattern take shape, featuring the almost simultaneous development of three, disparate swell sources. Among them resides one very large and slow moving low pressure system that’s set to emerge as the primary swell-bringer across the NSW coast over the next few days.


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