Lay day called at Margaret River

Organisers have been forced to call a lay day at the Margaret River Pro on Monday morning, due to unfavourable conditions.

WSL Deputy Commissioner Jessi Miley-Dyer said there has been a decrease in the swell this morning, after a weekend of pumping waves.

“The winds will also be very tricky, so we are calling today off,” Miley-Dyer said.


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“We anticipate improved conditions in the forecast later this week. We will come back tomorrow at 6:45 a.m. to reassess and make the next call.”

With the field narrowed down to the men’s quarter-finals and women’s semi-finals, it will be an exciting finals day when competition gets back underway.

Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Men’s Quarterfinal Match-Ups:
QF 1: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Jack Freestone (AUS)
QF 2: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Michel Bourez (PYF)
QF 3: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA)
QF 4: Kolohe Andino (USA) vs. Jordy Smith (ZAF)

Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Women’s Semifinal Match-Ups:
SF 1: Sage Erickson (USA) vs. Tyler Wright (AUS)
SF 2: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)