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16 April, 2014 - CONTESTS: The Annual Sidfish surf series gathered English competitors under cloudy skies and the mist that is quite common in Cornwall at this time of the year. Porthtowan's beach and sand banks got smashed during the heavy winter storms and due to this a lot of the sand has disappeared, with some new bits of reef showing up on the sand around mid to low tide. The event went well despite the poor conditions and the waves cleaned

 

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16 April, 2014 - ENVIRONMENT: When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm surge savvy nation. Yet storm surge is responsible for over half the deaths in hurricanes. So you can see why we're motivated to try something new," said Jamie Rhome, storm surge specialist for the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

 

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16 April, 2014 - INDUSTRY: Nazaré and Peniche have new live cams courtesy of Beachcam.pt and are now accessible to the World for free. >From now on you can check the real-time conditions in Praia do Norte, the spot where Garrett McNamara hunts for the world’s biggest wave each year. Or, if you prefer, watch the world-class waves at Supertubos, in Peniche, the incredible beach that has received the ASP World Championship Tour since 2009.

 

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16 April, 2014 - SUP: Coming off an impressive win at the last stop of the Stand Up World Tour in Brazil, Izzy Gomez (Starboard) started slower at the open of the 2014 Abu Dhabi All Stars, but soon found her stride and gained momentum through the rounds to take victory at stop #3 on the 2014 Stand Up World Tour. With an incredible winning record (2 out of 3 this year and 4 out of 7 since the beginning of 2013), Izzi is proving herself to be a dominant

 

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16 April, 2014 - SUP: After 3 days of intense action at Wadi Adventure Park in the UAE, it all came down to one final heat: 3 lefts, 3 rights and 3 closeouts as 3x World Champion Kai Lenny (Naish) from Maui stepped it up a gear to secure his first win of the season here at the Abu Dhabi All Stars Grand Slam. The final was one to remember, as the 2 on form surfers of the event, Sean Poynter (Starboard) from Florida and Kai Lenny (Naish) battled it out to the

 

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15 April, 2014 - ASP: When picking your surfers for the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach you want to make sure they understand the wave. Or should I say waves? Bells Beach has numerous personalities and to be honest many of them can be a little prickly. Sure when a big swell arrives and a perfect offshore blows, it can look like down-the-line perfection. But when the winds are wrong and the swell direction is less than perfect, surfers who haven't put in their

 

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16 April, 2014 - VIDEO: O'Neill's 12-year old microgram Dean Vandewalle hails from Belgium and has been shaped by living and surfing in Costa Rica. He spent some time on the North Shore of Hawaii this winter and this is his classy edit from the trip. The quote of the video has to be: “I forgot to pack my brown coloured shorts because I might be needing them!”

 

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16 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, got underway today on first day of the event window in small punchy waves at the world-famous right hander. The men's event was put on standby while the world's best female surfers ran through the six heats of Round 1. The half day of surfing wasn't short of action and upsets as rookies claimed victory and excellent scores were posted. Courtney Conlogue has been one of the most consistent performers

 

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16 April, 2014 - VQS: For the second year in a row we were back on the Anglet beaches for the TCT Karramarro Fish. The sun was shining, the wind was offshore, and even if it was not as pumping as last year, the waves were super fun, and more 120 kids from France, Tahiti, and Spain ripped as hard as ever! Because of the forecasts, the Girls and Pro-Am divisions surfed on Saturday and Squids, Groms and Juniors on Sunday. The girls battled hard to catch the best waves

 

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16 April, 2014 - INDUSTRY: Vans today announced that Fara Howard has joined Vans as global vice president of marketing, reporting to Vans President Kevin Bailey. Howard joins Vans from Dell where she served in key roles for several business functions, including product management, ecommerce, and creative. In her new role as global vice president of marketing, Howard will drive Vans’ global marketing strategy and provide marketing leadership to achieve

 

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16 April, 2014 - INDUSTRY: Surftech is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Dunn as our newly-appointed CEO. Chris is an accomplished leader with over 21 years experience building businesses. Chris brings a track record of growing businesses, leading change and introducing new products to the Surftech team. "Chris is the right person to lead Surftech forward. His combination of strengths and experience in product management, business development

 

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16 April, 2014 - TEAM: Sally Fitzgibbons has signed a personal endorsement deal with Samsung. Australian Fitzgibbons, 23, becomes a brand ambassador for Samsung Electronics Australia and will make public appearances on behalf of the company. The partnership follows Samsung’s recent global agreement to title sponsor the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour under its Galaxy smartphone brand. “Surfing is synonymous with Australia and Samsung is proud to support

 

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16 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, Stop No. 3 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, is on Standby. A lay day has been called today and the next call is at 6:30 a.m. local time (AEST) on Friday, April 18. Coastalwatch is forecasting a slow building trend: "WSW groundswell commences at low levels on Thursday and picks up to stronger 3 to 4ft at Bells Beach by Friday morning. A significantly larger round of long period WSW groundswell

 

EILiveSurf - The Surfer's Source
  • No Logos = Flat or Really Bad. Pretty much unrideable! A good time to get other things done.
  • 1 Logo = Rideable but not good form. Might not be worth the time or effort but there could be a few okay waves.
  • 2 Logos = Could be fun. Rideable and a few okay waves to be ridden.
  • 3 Logos = Fun! Better than the average day. Worth paddling out depending on the surface conditions.
  • 4 Logos = Really fun. Paddle out if you can. One of the better days of the year.
  • 5 Logos = Rare Epic or All Time conditions. Quitting work or skipping school is an option but not encouraged. Why are you still reading the report! Paddle out now!

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