Taj Burrow (AUS), 35, will take on Miguel Pupo (BRA), 21, in the opening Round 3 heat this morning at the Oakley Pro Bali.
KERAMAS, Bali/Indonesia (Tuesday, June 25, 2013) – The Oakley Pro Bali will recommence this morning at 7:30am in clean 6 foot (1.8 metre) waves plus barrels at the primary site of Keramas.
Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Oakley Pro Bali resumes competition this morning with Round 3.
“The surf has filled in this morning as projected and we’ll recommence competition at 7:30am,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “We’ll monitor conditions but plan on completing Round 3 and have placed Round 4 on standby for a possible run this afternoon. Good luck to all our competitors today.”
Up first this morning will be Taj Burrow (AUS), 35, up against Miguel Pupo (BRA), 21, in the opening heat of Round 3.
Surfline, official forecasters for the Oakley Pro Bali are calling for:
A series of solid SW to SSW swells will move in over the final several days of the waiting period: the surf will build through Tuesday and hold Wednesday. A larger SSW swell will build in Thursday before gradually easing Friday. The best wind/conditions for Keramas will occur Tue-Thur as well, before stronger onshore ESE/SE wind develops in the afternoons Friday and Saturday.
UPCOMING OAKLEY PRO BALI ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA) Heat 2: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Adrian Buchan (AUS) Heat 3: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Damien Hobgood (USA) Heat 4: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA) Heat 5: Sebastian Zietz (HAW) vs. John John Florence (HAW) Heat 6: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Putra Hermawan (IDN) Heat 7: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS) Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Julian Wilson (AUS) Heat 9: Nat Young (USA) vs. Kai Otton (AUS) Heat 10: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Matt Wilkinson (AUS) Heat 11: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Michel Bourez (PYF) Heat 12: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)