Swell Diaries
Gallery: Four Pumping Days In WA

Gallery: Four Pumping Days In WA

The best swell of the winter?

15 Aug 2020
Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

There had been barely a moment for to collect your breath before Monday hit, and now there's more coming!

29 Jul 2020
Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

Firing Bali Is Equal Parts Stoke and Torture

1 28 Jul 2020
Swell Story: A Week To Remember

Swell Story: A Week To Remember

A Look Back at the Massive Swell That Smashed the East Coast of Aus

23 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

A gallery of perfect Padang Padang awakening the day COVID lockdowns lift

11 Jul 2020
Photos: East Coast Super South Swell Sunday

Photos: East Coast Super South Swell Sunday

How the East Coast looked today

10 Sep 2017
Saturday At Bells Beach: Big, Wild & Beautiful

Saturday At Bells Beach: Big, Wild & Beautiful

Saturday on the Surf Coast

9 24 Jun 2017
East Coast Wednesday Wavefest

East Coast Wednesday Wavefest

The People's Photos

21 Jun 2017
40 Places That Had Amazing Waves Last Weekend

40 Places That Had Amazing Waves Last Weekend

The people's swell diary

18 Apr 2017
Oh Boy, Did The Gold Coast Pump!

Oh Boy, Did The Gold Coast Pump!

Burleigh, Currumbin, Rainbow Bay, Snapper, Duranbah light up

2 18 Apr 2017
Swell Diary: The Day Everyone Got Waves

Swell Diary: The Day Everyone Got Waves

The people's photos from this week

31 Mar 2017
Spectacular South West Coast Weekend Of Waves

Spectacular South West Coast Weekend Of Waves

When you thought the East Coast was good last week.

3 20 Mar 2017
Saturday 11 March On The East Coast: A Great Day!

Saturday 11 March On The East Coast: A Great Day!

The people's swell diary

12 Mar 2017
Swell Diary: The Goldy & Northern NSW Are Pumping Right Now

Swell Diary: The Goldy & Northern NSW Are Pumping Right Now

They're calling it champagne Saturday.

1 8 Mar 2017
Magic Monday: Sydney Swell Diary

Magic Monday: Sydney Swell Diary

All the best barrels of the day

8 9 Nov 2016
And Then There Were Waves

And Then There Were Waves

The photos from the last 48 hours in Sydney

25 Oct 2016
Western Australia's Mid-Week Swell Boom

Western Australia's Mid-Week Swell Boom

10-12 feet tubes roll in

18 Oct 2016
The June Super Swell In Pictures & Video, Part III

The June Super Swell In Pictures & Video, Part III

The photos that represented a great week of surf

3 10 Jun 2016
Magnificent Monday 6th June, NSW In Pictures

Magnificent Monday 6th June, NSW In Pictures

The photos of the day

10 6 Jun 2016
UPDATE: What Sunday 5 June On The East Coast Looked Like, In Pictures

UPDATE: What Sunday 5 June On The East Coast Looked Like, In Pictures

Photos from up and down the coast

3 5 Jun 2016
Western Australia's Big Start To Winter

Western Australia's Big Start To Winter

The report and the big forecast

3 Jun 2016
The Bodysurfers Who Took On Sydney's Super Swell

The Bodysurfers Who Took On Sydney's Super Swell

The sliding descent

12 31 May 2016
The Wrap Up Of This Weekend's Wild & Wonderful Waves

The Wrap Up Of This Weekend's Wild & Wonderful Waves

Swell diary 28 - 29 May 2016

29 May 2016
Darcy Crump On Sydney's Sensational South Swell Yesterday

Darcy Crump On Sydney's Sensational South Swell Yesterday

A look at the slabs, bombies and secret spots

1 25 May 2016
What Happened At Cloudbreak Yesterday?

What Happened At Cloudbreak Yesterday?

& the Australasian Swell Event wrap up

1 23 May 2016
Latest News

Sean Doherty: Somewhere Between 'Searching for Tom Curren' and 'Eraserhead'

The Story Behind Tom Curren's Offbeat New Search Vid

3 29 Jan 2021
Nick Carroll: WSL Adds a Fourth CT To Australia in 2021?

Nick Carroll: WSL Adds a Fourth CT To Australia in 2021?

6 29 Jan 2021
Watch: The New Tom Curren "Search" Movie is All-Time

Watch: The New Tom Curren "Search" Movie is All-Time

4 28 Jan 2021
Five Rides (And a Wipeout) From New South Wales Super Session

Five Rides (And a Wipeout) From New South Wales Super Session

3 26 Jan 2021
Video: Connor O'Leary's Backhand Surfing Is Worth Hitting Replay For

Video: Connor O'Leary's Backhand Surfing Is Worth Hitting Replay For

3 25 Jan 2021
A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

2 15 Jan 2021
RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

3 14 Jan 2021
Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

4 13 Jan 2021
Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

12 Jan 2021
WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

2 9 Jan 2021
Nick Carroll: The Big Surf Stories of This Stupid, Glorious Year

Nick Carroll: The Big Surf Stories of This Stupid, Glorious Year

5 3 Jan 2021
The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2020

The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2020

1 Jan 2021
Maverick’s Swell of the Decade Roundtable

Maverick’s Swell of the Decade Roundtable

27 Dec 2020
Kai Lenny Jaws Go-Pro Footage Is Insane and John John Is the Best Surf Youtuber There Is

Kai Lenny Jaws Go-Pro Footage Is Insane and John John Is the Best Surf Youtuber There Is

25 Dec 2020
Nick Carroll: How One Turn Shut Out 10 Days of Confusion at the Billabong Pipe Masters

Nick Carroll: How One Turn Shut Out 10 Days of Confusion at the Billabong Pipe Masters

4 22 Dec 2020
How 2020 Inspired a Change of Heart for Vittoria Farmer

How 2020 Inspired a Change of Heart for Vittoria Farmer

18 Dec 2020
Shark Attack Stalls Maui Pro

Shark Attack Stalls Maui Pro

9 Dec 2020
Surfer Survives Great White Attack at Kangaroo Island, South Aus

Surfer Survives Great White Attack at Kangaroo Island, South Aus

5 7 Dec 2020
All the Highlights From that Massive Hawaiian Swell That Just Went Down

All the Highlights From that Massive Hawaiian Swell That Just Went Down

6 Dec 2020
New Doco 'Girls Can't Surf' Looks Amazing, Kipp Caddy's Insane Shippies Bomb, and Surf Lakes Now The Best Wave Pool in the World?

New Doco 'Girls Can't Surf' Looks Amazing, Kipp Caddy's Insane Shippies Bomb, and Surf Lakes Now The Best Wave Pool in the World?

1 4 Dec 2020
Running Blog: Surfline Live Updates from Hawaii and the US West Coast as it Gets Hit by Monster Swell

Running Blog: Surfline Live Updates from Hawaii and the US West Coast as it Gets Hit by Monster Swell

4 Dec 2020
Nick Carroll: Adventures in 3D Shaping

Nick Carroll: Adventures in 3D Shaping

3 3 Dec 2020
RIP Marty Tullemans

RIP Marty Tullemans

3 2 Dec 2020
Watch: The Surf Lakes Pool is Now Better Than You Could've Imagined

Watch: The Surf Lakes Pool is Now Better Than You Could've Imagined

7 2 Dec 2020
Growing up on Maui To Becoming One of the World’s Premier Watermen – Kai Lenny Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

Growing up on Maui To Becoming One of the World’s Premier Watermen – Kai Lenny Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

1 Dec 2020
Sean Doherty: A Pink Lake, a Fashion Show and Australia’s Most Sacred Surf Zone

Sean Doherty: A Pink Lake, a Fashion Show and Australia’s Most Sacred Surf Zone

3 26 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

7 25 Nov 2020
From Air Shows To Death-Defying Code Red Tahiti and Everything in Between – Nathan Fletcher Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

From Air Shows To Death-Defying Code Red Tahiti and Everything in Between – Nathan Fletcher Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

2 23 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: If You’re Waiting for a Custom Surfboard Order, Get Ready To Keep on Waiting

Nick Carroll: If You’re Waiting for a Custom Surfboard Order, Get Ready To Keep on Waiting

9 21 Nov 2020
Kelly's Take on the Machado High-Five, Pumping Mundaka, & Dane Reynolds in Crappy Waves

Kelly's Take on the Machado High-Five, Pumping Mundaka, & Dane Reynolds in Crappy Waves

20 Nov 2020
RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

5 16 Nov 2020
Watch: Port Macquarie Open

Watch: Port Macquarie Open

14 Nov 2020
Noa, Creed, Taj, Chun Shred West Oz, A New John John Doco, and Woah, Young Connor Lee From Newy Rips!

Noa, Creed, Taj, Chun Shred West Oz, A New John John Doco, and Woah, Young Connor Lee From Newy Rips!

13 Nov 2020
Watch the Premiere: She is the Ocean

Watch the Premiere: She is the Ocean

12 Nov 2020
Sean Doherty: The Start of the WSL CT in Three Weeks’ Time Is Throwing up Some Questions

Sean Doherty: The Start of the WSL CT in Three Weeks’ Time Is Throwing up Some Questions

1 12 Nov 2020
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1 - 2 ft+ - N winds @ 5 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 23°C

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OUR EPIC LONG WEEKEND

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