Wave distance

In this lesson, you’ll learn about how the distance between waves can impact on your energy levels and efficiency in the surf.

Wind and water surface

We’ve learnt previously that wind plays a major role in the creation of waves, it also has a role in what the wave looks like…

Wind, swell and waves

In this lesson, we’re learning about waves. There’s a lot to them, and the more you understand how they’re made up and how they organise…

Types of waves

In this lesson you’re going to learn about the different types of waves you’ll encounter in the surf zone and how they’re formed.

Surf zones

In this lesson we’re learning about the surf zone, which is the area of water from the shoreline to where there are no waves. Learn…

Putting it all together

In this lesson we’re going to learn how to put together everything you’ve learnt about the ocean environment in a theoretical example.

Rip Currents and sand banks

Have you ever wondered why different sections of water on the same beach can look so different? Why is it that there are breaking waves…

Sets and lulls

In this lesson we look at what sets and lulls are, and how to use them to time your swim out, and in, through the…

High and low tide

In this lesson, learn how different tides affect the conditions in the water and how to use your knowledge of this to your advantage when…

Negotiating waves

In this lesson we’re learning about the different types of waves we’ll experience in the surf zone. They are not all created equal, and how…

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