Hawaiian coast

The Hawaiian coastal areas are being evacuated as alarm sirens are sounding in the several islands.

Authorities speak of a dangerous situation, as a tsunami might hit Hawaii in the aftermath of the Chilean earthquake.

The most vulnerable spots are Hilo Bay on Hawaii Island and Kahului Harbor in Maui.

Check the Wave Height Forecast for the Hawaiian Islands here.

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Todos Santos Big Wave Event: it's time, boys

The Todos Santos Big Wave Event is on.

Contest Director Gary Linden made the call this morning after checking out the latest report and consulting with Surfers Representative Greg Long.

Sunday looks like an epic day out at Killers, with a swell at 18 to 20 feet with the winds seeming to calm down.

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ISA World Junior: surfers maintain clean drug sheet

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is pleased to announce that the anti-doping test results from the finalists of the 2010 Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship held in Piha, New Zealand from 21 – 28 January, came back negative.

The following athletes were tested: Matt Banting (AUS), Jake Halstead (USA), Koa Smith (HAW), Hiroti Arai (JPN), Gabriel Medina (BRA), Jordi Watson (AUS), Tamaroa McComb (TAH), Beyrick De Vries (RSA), Tyler Wright (AUS), Alessa Quizon (HAW), Sarah Baum (RSA) and Lakey Peterson (USA).

This year’s event saw over 200 athletes from 21 different countries from around the world. After 8 days of intense competition, Australia won its fifth consecutive gold medal in the overall team standings. Matt Banting (AUS) won in the Boys Under 16 division, Gabriel Medina (BRA) won in the Boys Under 18 division and Tyler Wright (AUS) won in the Girls Under 18 division.

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