Drug Aware Margaret River Pro
World Surf League Championship Tour Event
Margaret River, Western Australia
29 March - 9 April 2017
Competition called of due to small surf
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 3 April, 2017 - After several days of firing surf at both North Point and Main Break, the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro is taking a break and has been called OFF for the day due to poor conditions.
"We are seeing a decrease in the swell this morning," said WSL Deputy Commissioner Jessi Miley-Dyer. "The winds will also be very tricky, so we are calling today off. We anticipate improved conditions in the forecast later this week. We will come back tomorrow at 6:45 a.m. to reassess and make the next call."
Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:45 a.m. to reassess the conditions and make the next call.
With the field narrowed down to the men's Quarterfinals and women's Semifinals, The Drug Aware Margaret River Pro will see an exciting Finals Day when competition gets back underway.
Surfline, official forecast for the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, are calling for: Much smaller SSW leftovers prevail Mon-Tue. A modest, new swell will build later Tuesday and continue Wednesday. A larger SSW swell looks likely for Thursday, although local wind looks unfavorable Wed-Thur. We’ll continue to watch for a mid size swell for the final day of the waiting period with potential for more favorable wind.
The event will be broadcast LIVE via WorldSurfLeague.com, the WSL app and on Facebook LIVE via the WSL’s Facebook page. Also check the local listings for coverage on CBS Sports Network in the U.S., Fox Sports in Australia, ESPN in Brazil, Sky NZ in New Zealand, SFR Sports in France and Portugal and as part of the EDGEsport Network.
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Men’s Quarterfinal Match-Ups:
QF 1: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Jack Freestone (AUS)
QF 2: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Michel Bourez (PYF)
QF 3: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA)
QF 4: Kolohe Andino (USA) vs. Jordy Smith (ZAF)
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Women’s Semifinal Match-Ups:
SF 1: Sage Erickson (USA) vs. Tyler Wright (AUS)
SF 2: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)