North Shore Winter: Vans World Cup of Surfing, Sunset Beach - Day 2 of the holding period

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The north shore was cold, (for Hawaii) mostly dark, windy and sometimes heavy rain, but that did not stop the Hawaiians from going out and catching a few. Not a lot of the touring guys or the Orange County crew hit the water today. Tomorrow will start the first day of competition for the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach.
PHOTO BY JOHN SALANOA
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North Shore Winter: Vans World Cup of Surfing, Sunset Beach - Day 2 of the holding period

Today was day 2 of the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach waiting period, and the contest was put on hold again. The early morning thought was to run, but was called a lay day after looking at the surf report for the next few days and next weekend.

Tuesday, Nov. 27, will be the first day of competition in 8- to 10-foot surf at Sunset. The early rounds will see two Orange County surfers in it, with Huntington Beach's Timmy Reyes in the fifth heat of the day and San Clemente's Dane Gudauskas surfing later in the round.

Sunset is at its best with a WNW to NW swell at 12 seconds or more in the 8 to 12 range, and it looks as if that's what we're going to get. Should be a great day of surfing with a big chance of rain, so if you're here for the contest, expect to get wet.

Today's surf is a little stormy with rain throughout the day, but Off the Wall had a few fun ones and some of the guys got out and made a day of it, after all it is Hawaii, get it while you can.


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