Who is it for?
Ocean sports (surfers, swimmers, sailors, kiters, boardsailors, divers, paddlers); marine industry (Salvors, harbour workers, lifeguards, fisheries, shipping): Recreation (beachgoers, anglers); Other (retirees, paragliders, marine tour guides, oil rig staff, naval officers)
What is the format?
Part 1 (40 minutes): Genesis of storms and swell, how to define and observe swell, and the mathematical connection to energy dictated by the formation of swell
Part 2 (30 minutes): Propagation of swell, role of period, destructive forces, how swell becomes surf, shoaling, storm damage, shipwrecks
Part 3 (45 minutes): The Internet, weather models, prediction and interpreting the data, big wave case studies, questions and open forum
6pm to 8.30pm
Wed 16 July – Jeffreys Bay: Love Food Cafe, 4 Da Gama Road
Cost R180, includes dinner
To book, click here www.wavescape.co.za