Competition dates announced

SWELL TIME. It promises to be a good week for surfing.
SWELL TIME. It promises to be a good week for surfing. @ethdogsmith | @surfing_nsw

Surf Conditions

IT looks like it's going to be a wet weekend on the Coffs Coast with a variation of swell and wind directions.

On Saturday, a good south swell will combine with light north-east winds and on Sunday the swell will swing to the east, combining with light to no wind.

Moving into next week, winds will remain light with a new south swell filling in on Monday.

There will plenty of waves around all week for surfers.

Local surf news

There are a few dates to put in your calendar for upcoming events.

The annual Barney Miller Classic is set down for the weekend of July 1-2.

Entry forms can be downloaded online at

The second Woopi Junior Boardriders comp for the year will be held on Sunday, June 4.

Keep an eye on the WBC Facebook Page or this article for location and times.

Global surf news

Event four of the men's and women's world tour has finished in Brazil.

The current women's world champ Tyler Wright put on a dominant display taking out the women's event and joining Steph Gilmore on top of the women's ratings.

In the men's, 2015 world champ Adriano de Souza took the title over an inform Adrian Ace Buchan in the final.

The result has moved de Souza up into joint second on the ratings with Owen Wright and Jordy Smith.

They all trail current world champ John John Florence by a slim 450 points on the ratings.

The tour now moves to the tropical waters of Fiji with the Outerknown Fiji Pro starting on Sunday, May 28 for the women and Tuesday, June 4 for the men.

This is one event not be missed with all the action available live at

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