Tasmania: waves are huge here

Sydney surfers are expecting huge waves to hit the shore during the weekend, as a low pressure system passes by Australia.


The four-metersoutherly swell will hit the coast and everyone is expecting six to eight foot waves in the coastal city.

Beginners should not paddle in, as they might get caught in the building sets. Meanwhile, Tasmania is recording 10-to-18-metre waves, in one of the biggest weeks ever.

In 1985, a wave of 19.83 meters was recorded during a storm in the west coast of this region. Check out the Wave Height Forecast for Australia.

Mick Fanning: focused and listening to good music

Clean four-to-six foot (2 metre) waves pumped through the lineup at Lower Trestles today with the greatest assemblage of surfing talent in history unloading a barrage of high-fi performances as the Hurley Pro at Trestles completed Rounds 3 and 4.

Event No. 6 of 10 on 2010 ASP World Tour, the Hurley Pro at Trestles is the first event in history to activate the new 36-man competitive format, including the non-elimination three-man Round 4, and today’s experience proved a resounding success.

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Night bodyboarding: the lights can't fail

Portuguese bodyboarders are going to hit the waters and the waves at night, in Praia da Baia, Espinho, Portugal.

The "Stars of the Waves" will be held at 00h30m, on 19th September, in one of the busiest days of the city of Espinho. Sunday will be a special religious date for all locals. The patroness - "Nossa Senhora da Ajuda" - will certainly bless the ocean for this amazing contest.

Just right after the fireworks, the bodyboarders will kick off the tow-in and tow-out event.

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