11 October, 2017
Sunset Beach, calm here on October 11th, is forecast to be 12-18 feet Hawaiian on October 27th; that’s 18-30 foot faces. The Winter season is nearing and the surf competitions will be starting soon. The HIC Pro at Sunset Beach starts October 27th. Then the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing starts November 12th at Ali’i Beach Park in Hale’iwa with the Reef Hawaiian Pro, followed by the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach starting November 25th, and wrapping up the Triple Crown is the Billabong Pipe Masters at Pipeline of course, starting December 8th. The holding period for the Quicksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau is from December 1st to February 28th.
Here are a couple of potential world champs at Ali’i Beach Park.
Many pro surfers have cut their teeth here at Hale’iwa, from Sunny Garcia and Johnny Boy Gomes, to current world champion Jon Jon Flores whose home break this was, living practically across the street growing up.