See recent New York Times article regarding Mavericks, Surfing and Women's Fight for Equal Pay.
For most current contest information, go to the World Surf League website
For all current watch/warning/advisories https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mtr
World Surf League
For the most current contest information, see the World Surf League website.
In October of 2018, the World Surf League received approval for a Coastal Development Permit by the California Coastal Commission and in November 2018, the California State Lands Commission granted a five-year lease to hold the Mavericks Challenge. Conditions of both agencies was to allow for equal pay for both men and women athletes. The surf window begins November 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019.
The World Surf League purchased the San Mateo County Harbor District's Special Use Permit, formerly held by Cartel Management, in a bankruptcy auction through an asset purchase agreement in 2017.