Author Archives: Gary Kewley

CSO (Chief Surfing Officer) of SNN (Surf News Network). Reporting surf for over 3 decades for the Aloha State.

Ocean Macedo (HAW) caused the biggest upset so far the WSL Jeep World Junior Championship

  Ocean Macedo takes it on in Kiama when he eliminated Aussie hopeful Reef Heazlewood (AUS) in Round Two Heat 3. Credit: © WSL /  Matt Dunba Fin …Read More »

LST: One Advisory, One Warning, One XXL NW’r on the way.

Powered by Hawaiian South Shore BIG PICTURE: Saturday 1.6.18 NPAC: The consolidated powerful Jet Pattern continues fairly low off Japan with 190-200+kts pockets ranging ~30-40n Lat. …Read More »

“I Just Want to Get Better”

Anyone on the WCT might feel a twinge of nerves hearing this from John John Florence….the World Best and Most Popular Surfer on planet earth. …Read More »

North Shore community supporting shark attack victim

Shark attack rattles and unites the close-knit NS community Surf News Network 4 January 2018 Longtime local and hardcore surfer Marjorie Mariano is usually stoked and …Read More »

2018 Backdoor Shootout with SUP +LONGBOARD Divisions so far…all lefts…few rights. Some backwash. Building but inconsistent WNW-NW is now near 6′ with stiff sideoffshores. Peaks near 6-8′ later. SNN.

Holding Period: Jan 4-16, 2018. 8am to 4pm. The contest will run on the best 3-4 competition days. Watch it live on Spectrum Hawai’i Surf …Read More »

Big Honor for Maui’s Big Wave Champs

  The Hawaiian Flag proudly waves for 2 of the World’s Best Big Wave Champions. Lauren Rolland Friday, January 5, 2018 The Maui County state …Read More »

Kai Lenny parts with lifelong sponsor, Naish

“Words cannot begin to express the amount of gratitude I have towards Robby Naish and his company Naish for the incredible support I have experienced …Read More »

4TH ANNUAL BRADDAH MEL’S WATERMANS CHAMPIONSHIPS ALL WEEKEND AT MAKAHA

Get Ready to Rumble & Tumble. Waves are going to be building all day from about 2-3’+ early to 5′ early afternoon and bigger by …Read More »

2017 JEEP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS-OFF AT KIAMA AUSTRALIA

– MEN’S AND WOMEN’S ROUND ONE COMPLETED – MACY CALLAGHAN (AUS) AND MATEUS HERDY (BRA) STANDOUT ON OPENING DAY  Mateus Herdy (BRA) posted the highest single wave score …Read More »

The Duke Returns to Hawaii’s North Shore!

North Shore, Oahu Fifty Three Years ago in 1965, Honolulu promoter Kimo McVay came up with the idea to run a surf contest in the …Read More »

2017 WSL JEEP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SET TO START IN KIAMA, AUSTRALIA

– BEST JUNIOR SURFERS ON THE PLANET ARRIVE IN NSW AHEAD OF WJC EVENT – REIGNING WORLD CHAMPION MACY CALLAGHAN (AUS) RETURNS TO DEFEND HER TITLE  …Read More »

Ever Creative…in and out of the water

Mark Cunningham love’s the North Shore & Discovers Art everywhere…. Recreational and Archaeological beach combing with legendary waterman reveals an often forgotten world Surf News …Read More »

#Tournotes: The Faithful

‘You know you’re in Hawaii when you have over 10 Kimo’s in your contracts…” Kaipo “I only came over here to negotiate…” Kelly “Listening to …Read More »

Gone Tomorrow – Hawaii

“Our world moves fast. It goes a million miles a minute, spinning at the speed of infinity and never slowing down. You’re here today — …Read More »

2001, 2011, 2021…no matter…perfect clean up sets are timeless

Tough to tell, but the cover shot is at least 15′ and may remind you of Cloud Break Lefts. The set comes in around 3min …Read More »

Going back over 2017 with the World Champ

John Florence’s 9 point and above rides …at around 2:10…Sometimes all Pete Mel could do was chuckle at the level the Champ brought to Margret’s.

Ka’ahele Ma Waikīkī

“Aloha No! If you ever had interest or passion to know and understand the fascinating place names and surf spot history off Diamond Head and …Read More »

Kona Winds & Sunset Beach, Hawaii | Tuesday 12.26.2017

Dan’s at the beach again! “Today Hawaii had SSW winds at 13 mph, the entire island of Oahu received a post Christmas Day of gloomy …Read More »

Airs Barrels and Carnage at Jaws: Kai doin’ his job

This isnt your classic BIG beautiful Peahi but this IS Peahi. Watch onshore Jaws clamp down.  Kai Lenny and Mark Visser show why their hard …Read More »

Surfing at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore. December 24, 2017. Double to triple overhead surf with swell directions come from WNW, NW, N & NNE. Wind NNE SIDE-ON. DAN.

Dan gives us an early Christmas Present…Enjoy! And Mahalo Dan for 2017 Action! Aloha! GQ/SNN Team

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