Wave distance

Wave distance is the physical distance between waves and it can vary depending on conditions.

In this lesson you will learn about wave distance and how to use your knowledge of wave distance to swim smarter through the wave zone.

Learning outcomes

  • Know how to measure wave distance
  • Understand how different wind conditions cause different wave distances
  • Understand how to use wave distance to your advantage when navigating the surf zone

This post was written by Andre Slade

Andre is the owner of OceanFit with over 20 years in the swimming education, lifeguarding and coastal safety industry.