Surf News gives wet and wild facts about the surf world. Gary ‘GQ’ Kewley is the CSO (Chief Surfing Office) of Hawaii’s Largest Network of Ocean Broadcasts statewide...surfnewsnetwork.com...now nearing 30 years young.
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Below are the last 10 columns written by Gary Kewley

February surf: 28 days of big waves

Friday - February 06, 2009
By Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers,

Here’s your first February surf installment - and it’s a BIG one. Right about now (Friday, Feb. 6) waves are above the advisory level criteria of 15 feet (crest to trough or 8 feet local scale).

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It takes two to tango - and to tandem

Friday - January 30, 2009
By Gary Kewley

As the last week of January comes to an end, I shake my head in disbelief that it went by so fast. We may as well be watching a surf flick in fast motion - like those high-powered films that make the sun rise and set in three minutes flat!

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A big Bear of a tandem surfer

Friday - January 23, 2009
By Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers and beachgoers! What a week it’s been ... what a weekend it will be!

First off, we now have our very first surfer-president (yes, body surfers are 100 percent legitimate surfers).

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Wave warriors who ride mountains

Friday - January 16, 2009
By Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers and beachgoers! How’s this for HUGE waves? Hawaii has received the biggest surf in the world this week - five days in a row! Take out the lousy SW Konas and “west to NW” winds and we’d have some epic stories.

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Amazing amateurs of the Haleiwa Open

Friday - January 09, 2009
By Gary Kewley

Happy New Year, surfers! First Wave: 2009 is doing fine with a sweet double-plus overhead WNW swell midweek. Then we get some not-so-sweet weather and Kona winds this weekend from a front moving through into next week.

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Enjoying the blessings of nature in the new year

Friday - January 02, 2009
By Gary Kewley

Happy New Year, surfers! Wow, that went by fast - 2008 was superb, as we had the most consistent summer surf on record ... sweet.

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A big wave goodbye to a swell 2008

Friday - December 26, 2008
By Gary Kewley

I hope you had a blessed Christmas with your family and friends, and that your holiday season is still going off! As we “wave” goodbye to another year, I want to start out with a thank you for reading my column here in MidWeek ... I’m stoked to be part of your surfing life in paradise.

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Surfing phenomenon Kelly Slater

Friday - December 19, 2008
By Gary Kewley

Happy hollow days, surfers! What a season so far! Sure, we’re in lull surf, weather- and tradewind-wise, but things will average out in our favor - guaranteed. We had “all-time” consistency, size and quality for the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the O’Neill World Cup and the Billabong Pipeline Masters.

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An abundance of big waves pound paradise

Friday - December 12, 2008
By Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers!

Let’s see what dictionary.net has for definitions of paradise: “A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.”

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World champ Gilmore rips in Roxy Pro

Friday - December 05, 2008
By Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers and beachgoers, We are firmly planted in BIG wave territory. The famed North Shore has, as of now, three warning-level swells to its credit. This is and was an exceptional early run of outer reef swells

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