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Break Down The Ins and Outs of Padang Padang

Break Down The Ins and Outs of Padang Padang

Padang Padang is the jewel in Balinese surfing’s crown but it is a rare gem, and scoring this mythical wave is easier said than done. Reigning event champion Garut Widiarta to break down what makes the wave tick, and he gave us an in-depth look at the mechanics of Padang Padang.

Wave Dynamics: A Brief Introduction on Types of Waves

Wave Dynamics: A Brief Introduction on Types of Waves

Surfing is a rush, and nothing beats catching a wave. You’re sailing, steering, flying. It’s bliss on another level. There are many types of waves in the ocean, all with their own unique identities. Surf Outfitter give us a brief introduction on the types of waves that, as a surfer, you can catch. It’s useful […]

Video: Kelly Slater Surfs Wave of Waimea River Mouth

Video: Kelly Slater Surfs Wave of Waimea River Mouth

Kelly Slater, an 11-time world champion, shows in the accompanying footage that sometimes a river will do just fine. He enjoyed the rare event that happens a couple times each winter: when the Waimea River mouth can be dug out to create a standing, surfable wave.

Lombok Waves Visible From Space

Lombok Waves Visible From Space

Lombok Strait, between Bali and Lombok, experiences some of the strongest tidal flows on earth, a result of it being one of the main Indonesian throughflows between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean, quoted from Swellnet.

Tech Agency Slams Rumors Tidal Wave Caused Earthquake in Bali

Tech Agency Slams Rumors Tidal Wave Caused Earthquake in Bali

The Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) has dismissed the speculation of “pseudo-scientists” trying to link a June 9, 2016, 6.3 Richter scale earthquake hundreds of kilometers southeast of Bali to a series of large waves that have swept over the Bali in recent weeks, quoted from Bali Discovery.

Warning for High Waves Until June 10, 2016: BMKG-Bali

Warning for High Waves Until June 10, 2016: BMKG-Bali

The Bali Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics Agency (BMKG-Bali) has issued an “emergency warning“ that high waves washing over the popular beachside area of Kuta and onto the adjoining Jalan Pantai Kuta can be expected to continue until around June 10, 2016, quoted from Bali Discovery.

7 Key Moments That Changed Surfing Forever

7 Key Moments That Changed Surfing Forever

It only takes three seconds to do a maneuver on a wave. Yet a couple times each decade it is just three seconds that can suddenly shake, shift, and revolutionize this deal called surfing. Here, we take a look at the moments that changed surfing forever.