Question Sheet: Surf Watch


Before reading:

  1. What are two reasons why people would need to know or want to predict the

    types of waves approaching a beach? 

  2. Have you ever tried surfing? If you haven't, would you like to try it? Why

    or why not? If you have tried surfing, what do you like about it?

During reading:

  1. How do surfers learn about waves and surf conditions? 
  2. Why is wind important when making wave predictions? 
  3. When did wave forecasting begin? Why? 
  4. What does NOAA stand for? What role does this agen...

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