When the U.S. Open of Surfing forecast calls for no larger than 3-foot faces, warming up for the holiday can be harsh, especially when following up an all-time wave at Jeffreys Bay. Unless, of course, you're Kelly Slater. In which
He wasn't even sure he wanted to go. Tracking the sea, large-swell surfer Andrew Cotton, known more commonly as Cotty among friends and fellow surfers, was considering the outer banks of the nearby Emerald Isle instead.
The big Atlantic Ocean wave pumped consistent large waves into the Punta Galea Harbor point with surfers agreeing that waves faces were in 20 – 30 foot furor all day. Baker, 40 years of age and from Durban in South Africa