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Watch Big Wave Surfers Take on the Biggest, Coldest Left in the World Today and Tomorrow

Zachary Slobig

June 4, 2013

The Big Wave World Tour makes its annual stop at Punta De Lobos, Chile today and tomorrow. Want to see surfers take on very large, very long waves breaking off a spectacular rock about a quarter mile off the Chilean Coast? Tune in. I'll be rooting for San Francisco-based surfers Joao De Macedo and Alex Martins

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  • Zachary Slobig

    Update: swell not as big as predicted. Contest has been called off. Bummer, dude.

    • Mary Slosson

      Bummer! Where else can the curious go to watch a surfing livestream? Aren't there surfing cams at various hot spots?

      • Zachary Slobig

        Lots and lots of web cams out there pointed at surf spots all over the world, Mary. But it's these sorts of contests when you can see the best surfing the biggest.

        For a more peaceful view of the Pacific today, try the Scripps Institute of Oceanography camera:

        This swell that's showing in South America will begin to show this weekend in Southern California. While I'm thinking about it, here's a great video story about chasing the massive El Nino winter swell from Hawaii to Maverick's to Todos Santos, Mexico several years back: