Forecasting Basics

Waves Explained (Basic)

The simplified theoretical model of waves used in basic ocean wave modelling

Waves Explained (Advanced)

A peak in to the inner workings of our advanced ocean swell modelling

Measuring Wave Heights

Wave hight can be a pretty vexed question. Here at MSW we use wave face hight in standard feet or meters

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A Quick Forecast Tutorial

A step-by-step guide to reading the MSW spot forecast page for your local spot

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Compass Directions

Swell direction is crucial for some surf spots. We explain how compass directions are used on MSW

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