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Billabong Pipe Masters

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Billabong Pipe Masters

Need advice on viewing the event. When to go, where to park, what to expect. Thanks!!!!

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1. Re: Billabong Pipe Masters

Hi Takoh, listen to the morning news to confirm the competiion is on, sometimes they may even move it, parking is limited so get there early or be prepared to walk, its pretty laid back so you'll most likely be sitting on the sand. But great to watch :)

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2. Re: Billabong Pipe Masters

Timothy, Is the competition daily,weather permiitng? What is the beat day to go?

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3. Re: Billabong Pipe Masters

takoh...it is WAVE permiting not weather and the drive to the North Shore is nuts when the competetions are on. Check the early morning news on TV or the web-sites for surfing. This time of year it is day by day for the surfers.

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4. Re: Billabong Pipe Masters

The holding period is December 8 - 20.

The event will be held over three days during that period. The surf has to meet conditions. Not too much surf, not too little surf, not too choppy.

It could be held during any of the three days during the holding period.

vanstriplecrownofsurfing.com/billabongpipema…

As others have said, you just need to watch the surf reports each morning. Watching the surf report the night before will be fairly accurate.

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5. Re: Billabong Pipe Masters

I might add if you are not a keen surfing enthusiast you will not need much more than an hour. Often the best surfing is seen int he heats not the final and when your watching the elite, there is very little difference in many waves to the untrained eye. It is well wortht he experiance but you probably will be a bit bored if you make a full day of it.

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