Large and consistent swell are arriving on the east coast of Australia between 16 and 20 February. The swell originated from the severe wind speeds of Tropical Cyclone Gita. TC Gita developed
into a category 5 Tropical Cyclone in the south west Pacific ocean on 14 February 2018 and moved towards the Australian coast. the forecast track for TC Gita takes it southward through the Coral
Sea before turning south easterly towards New Zealand.