This stunning animation shows the birth of a huge, surf giving North Atlantic storm.
Strengthening from a tropical storm overnight Gonzalo continues to develop in intensity as it moves over a area of warm water and low wind shear.
Solid swell starts to build late on Tuesday, peaking into Wednesday and easing towards the end of the week. Generally favourable local conditions but with signs of stronger southerly winds on Thursday
Positive outlook for mid sized swell and fair weather throughout the waiting period.
Does the total lack of hurricanes mean we've been having a sub-par season.
What to expect from the forecast and all important event heat draw.
Rip Curl Padang Padang Cup will be live next week, whispers the official call
A solid dose of swell, enough to stir Padang without fully waking the Kraken.
TS Chantal looks increasingly likely to lose strength before possibly ploughing into the Florida coast bringing short lived swell and wind with it.
As we move into Southern hemi winter the chart heats up for the end of Keramas and the start of the Padang
Era of high activity for Atlantic hurricanes set to continue say the NOAA