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Voice of the Sea: Surf Forcasting

Voice of the Sea highlights ocean research and careers. Voice of the Sea TV episodes are 30 minutes long, with online extensions of various length. All episodes are available through



Surf Forecasting (TV Episode)

In this episode, we meet legendary surf forecaster Pat Caldwell. Pat has been predicting ocean conditions in Hawaii for 30 years. Pat explains the most important factors in predicting waves. He'll explain rouge waves, tsunamis, and the dynamics of wave forecasting.

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.