The second day of the world Master of surfing, that takes place in Montañita, had yesterday as one of the highlights the performance of the Australian Layne Beachley, the seven times world champion (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2006), who made combinations in which excelled from the start almost to the shore. His average qualification was 19.87 over 20.
In Second place stood the Brazilian Andrea Lopes with 11.27 points; and third the South African Heather Clark, with 9.80 and fourth French Veronique Hayson.
Currently, in Montañita, everything is about surf. Competitions between men and women aged 35 to 75, Masters divisions (over 35 years), Grand Masters (over 40), Kahunas (over 45) , big Kahunas (older than 50) and women masters (over 35).
The conditions of the sea and the weather for the following five days of competition are supposed to be equal to or better than yesterday, where there was a combination of wave water from the Southwest, South and Northwest with waves from 3 to 5 feet in height.
INOCAR warns danger of “aguaje”
From today until April 14 at the Ecuadorian coasts will be a new period of “aguaje” (strong tides and sea currents), according to the Oceanographic Institute of the Ecuador Army (Inocar).
For Friday 12 the waves should have decreased slightly to 2.3 meters and from Saturday 13 – until Sunday 14 – will have up to 3 meters.
The “aguaje”, will come with strong waves, and the activities as the world surfing Masters in Montañita must be carried out with extreme caution, said the Inocar.