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The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) reported its phone lines were running hot yesterday, responding to requests for help from residents around Denpasar.
An Australian surfing teacher who suffered major head injuries when he was king hit in Bali is out of intensive care in a Perth hospital.
December has arrived! We usually have a lot of rain and Westerly winds at this time of the year, but as we’ve mentioned before this year is rather unusual. Not that we’re complaining! Over the last few days we enjoyed a mid-size swell that brought Bali fun waves, 5-6ft at some breaks, and with the light Southerly winds we’ve been able to surf all day. The coconut wireless is buzzing with stories that it’s been barreling all over the island.
A large, high period, NW Swell hit the North Shore of Hawaii on Black Friday the 29th of November and if ever there was a time to prove yourself, it was this day. Pipeline was pumping with second and third reef wash-throughs keeping everyone on their toes. Standouts from the sesison were Pipeline specialists Jamie O’brien and John John Florence as well as CT’ guys, Damien Hobgood, Mick Fanning and Nat Young.
There are more than just a few waves on Oahu’s North Shore that can scare the bejesus out of you. All the breaks on that hollowed strip of coastline unanimously break harder with the lips slamming into those shallow reef slabs with a ferocious and eerie intensity, not found in many other places on earth.
“We’d been hanging at Macca’s and Green Bush for the last 4 days, and the natural footers were frothing to hit another perfect right-hander after the first 2 days we got at Rifles. Luckily we had a world class right just around the corner and that would be our next destination: Rags.
Perth tourists say their relaxing Bali holiday has been ruined by “appalling”, drunken school leavers as the Indonesian island becomes an increasingly popular playground for WA teens.
On January 2013 we post a video about the reef in Mentawai get destroyed by ignorant people. Blast fishing endangered ecosystem in the Mentawais for long time. And now, finally Bomb Boats get caught!
Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
The surfing capital of Visayas, Guiuan in Eastern Samar, home to approximately 50,000 residence was largely devastated by the recent super typhoon Yolanda (International code name: Haiyan), the first town that was severely hit by the super typhoon as it made its first land fall in this small town last Friday, November 8, 2013. About 100% of the town were destroyed and nearly wiped out. Thousands of families are now homeless.