07/19/2019
Rip Curl Cup on High Alert for Monday, July 22nd Start at Padang Padang

With an impressive SW swell currently tracking towards Bali, event directors have changed the official event status from Red (Standby) to Yellow (High Alert), and surfers are now on call for a potential Monday, 6:30 AM (local Bali time) start to run the WSL specialty event.

Official event surf forecaster Surfline is calling for a powerful long-period SW swell to build and peak through the afternoon on Monday, July 22nd. With peak energy coming from a good southwesterly angle (211°) to catch the second bowl at Padang Padang, this swell appears capable of producing all-day fireworks for the world’s best tuberiders.

Local winds at Padang Padang on Monday should be good to excellent with moderate to breezy SE/ESE trades expected.

The majority of the 16 invited surfers – eight of Indonesia’s best and eight of the world’s top tube riders – are currently standing by on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, preparing to catch this swell. The remaining invitees are already on their way to Bali or preparing to board flights. Event directors will be ready to run early Monday morning if the barrels at Padang Padang reach the world-class caliber required to hold the Rip Curl Cup.

The 2019 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang will be webcast live to the world here. Fans can also visit the site to check the latest Padang Padang swell forecast from official event forecaster Surfline, real-time contest status, and video updates from Bali.

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Following is the official heat draw for the first two rounds of competition at Padang Padang:

ROUND 1

Heat 1
LEE WILSON AUS
GARUT WIDIARTA IND
KEITO MATSUOKA JPN
RADITYA RONDI IND
Heat 2
MASON HO HAW
MEGA SEMADHI IND
BENJI BRAND SAF
AGUS SUMERTAYASA IND
Heat 3
MATT WILKINSON AUS
MADE ADI PUTRA IND
CLAY MARZO HAW
KOKI HENDRAWAN IND
Heat 4
NATHAN FLORENCE HAW
AGUS SETIAWAN IND
SHELDON PAISHON HAW
MUSTOFA JEKSEN IND

ROUND 2

Heat 1
LEE WILSON AUS
AGUS SETIAWAN IND
CLAY MARZO HAW
MUSTOFA JEKSEN IND
Heat 2
MASON HO HAW
MADE ADI PUTRA IND
SHELDON PAISHON HAW
RADITYA RONDI IND
Heat 3
MATT WILKINSON AUS
MEGA SEMADHI IND
KEITO MATSUOKA JPN
MUSTOFA JEKSEN IND
Heat 4
NATHAN FLORENCE HAW
GARUT WIDIARTA IND
BENJI BRAND SAF
KOKI HENDRAWAN IND