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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.

IMG_8821AREhukai Beach Park, looking toward the Banzai Pipeline, home to the 3rd and final jewel of the Triple Crown of Surfing.

IMG_8825ARA sailboat in the bay at Hale’iwa, taken from the beach at Ali’i Beach Park, the site of the first jewel of the Triple Crown of Surfing.
I wonder if they signed up for the 3 hour tour.

IMG_8844ARHere 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.

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