Wind, swell and waves

Learn how swell and waves are created, how this affects the waves we see at the beach.

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 themselves, the better prepared you’ll be to swim in them.

It’s always helpful to head to the beach after this lesson to have a look around and match what you’ve learnt, to your local beach.[/vc_column_text][vc_message style=”square” message_box_color=”success”]Too far from the beach? Try a surf cam on[/vc_message][vc_column_text]


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Swimming over waves

In this lesson you will learn how to spot waves you can swim over and the technique for doing so.

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Sighting backward

In this lesson you will learn how to sight backward as part of your regular swimming stroke and why sighting backward is important when swimming to shore.

High and low tide

Learn how different tides affect the conditions in the water and how to use it to your advantage.

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