Press Release by WSL/ALLIANZ
Location: Cascais, Portugal
Event window: September 24 – October 2, 2016
Today’s call: Lay Day
Conditions: 5 – 8 foot (1.5 – 2.5 metre), onshore
CASCAIS, Portugal (Monday, September 26, 2016) – A lay day has been called at both the Cascais Women’s Pro, stop No. 8 of 10 on the Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), and the QS10,000 Billabong Pro Cascais pres. by Allianz, the final stop on the European Qualifying Series. Competition is off for the day with wind-affected 5 – 8 foot (1.5 – 2.5 metre) surf at the back-up venue of Guincho.
“The wind is howling today and the wave texture is terrible out there so we are off for the day,” said Deputy Commissioner, Travis Logie. “Wednesday and Thursday look like great days in the waiting period so far. Tomorrow looks much the same as today but we’ll check back in the morning.”
When competition resumes at the Cascais Women’s Pro up first will be Johanne Defay (FRA) and Laura Enever (AUS) battling for a place in the Quarterfinals in the opening heat of Round 4.
Alejo Muniz (BRA), Jesse Mendes (BRA), Vasco Ribeiro (PRT) and Vicente Romero (ESP) will be first out when the Billabong Pro Cascais resumes with Round 2 Heat 5.
Surfline, official forecaster for the WSL, are calling for:
Chunky NW’erly swell mix for Monday with breezy northerly winds. Surf will ease some into Tuesday, before a new fun size WNW swell moves in over Wednesday into Thursday. Better wind conditions Wed/Thurs as well. Another possible medium NW swell for Oct 1st-2nd. *Guincho seeing much more size than Carcavelos.
The Cascais Women’s Pro runs in conjunction with the Billabong Pro Cascais pres. by Allianz, the WSL Men’s QS 10,000 event, and both will be webcast LIVE via WorldSurfLeauge.com and via the WSL mobile app.
Cascais Women’s Pro Round 4 Match-Ups:
Heat 1: Johanne Defay (FRA) vs. Laura Enever (AUS)
Heat 2: Sage Erickson (USA) vs. Alessa Quizon (HAW)
Heat 3: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) vs. Malia Manuel (HAW)
Heat 4: Coco Ho (HAW) vs. Lakey Peterson (USA)
Remaining Billabong Pro Cascais Men’s Round 2 Match-Ups:
Heat 5: Alejo Muniz (BRA), Jesse Mendes (BRA), Vasco Ribeiro (PRT), Vicente Romero (ESP)
Heat 6: Stu Kennedy (AUS), Bino Lopes (BRA), Nomme Mignot (FRA), Taylor Clark (USA)
Heat 7: Sebastian Zietz (HAW), Mitchel Coleborn (AUS), Marco Fernandez (BRA), Miguel Blanco (PRT)
Heat 8: Miguel Pupo (BRA), Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR), Charly Martin (GLP), Robson Santos (BRA)
Heat 9: Keanu Asing (HAW), Santiago Muniz (ARG), Aritz Aranburu (ESP), Miguel Tudela (PER)
Heat 10: Ryan Callinan (AUS), Ethan Ewing (AUS), Heitor Alves (BRA), Luel Felipe (BRA)
Heat 11: Patrick Gudauskas (USA), Cooper Chapman (AUS), Granger Larsen (HAW), Torrey Meister (HAW)
Heat 12: Italo Ferreira (BRA), Hizunome Bettero (BRA), Frederico Morais (PRT), Hiroto Arai (JPN)
Heat 13: Caio Ibelli (BRA), Tanner Hendrickson (HAW), Pedro Henrique (PRT), Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 14: Maxime Huscenot (FRA), Dusty Payne (HAW), Jonathan Gonzalez (CNY), Victor Bernardo (BRA)
Heat 15: Connor O’Leary (AUS), Tanner Gudauskas (USA), Willian Cardoso (BRA), Marlon Lipke (PRT)
Heat 16: Matt Banting (AUS), Ricardo Christie (NZL), David Do Carmo (BRA), Leandro Usuna (ARG)
Heat 17: Jack Freestone (AUS), Ian Gouveia (BRA), Mateia Hiquily (PYF), Kiron Jabour (HAW)
Heat 18: Evan Geiselman (USA), Tomas Hermes (BRA), Tom Whitaker (AUS), Tomas Fernandes (PRT)
Heat 19: Deivid Silva (BRA), Dion Atkinson (AUS), Jack Robinson (AUS), Andy Criere (FRA)
Heat 20: Davey Cathels (AUS), Billy Stairmand (NZL), Krystian Kymerson (BRA), Thiago Camarao (BRA)
Heat 21: Jeremy Flores (FRA), Mitch Crews (AUS), Marc Lacomare (FRA), Parker Coffin (USA)
Heat 22: Ezekiel Lau (HAW), Soli Bailey (AUS), Joshua Moniz (HAW), Noah Schweizer (USA)
Heat 23: Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA), Wade Carmichael (AUS), Marco Giorgi (URY), Timothee Bisso (GLP)
Heat 24: Kanoa Igarashi (USA), Beyrick De Vries (ZAF), Noe Mar McGonagle (CRI), Dimitri Ouvre (BLM)