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    A solid Southern Hemisphere swell kicks off May for the Americas. This swell is very solid to XL for Central and South America.

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    FORECAST ANATOMY OF THE STORM FELT ACROSS THE PACIFIC: SEVERE CYCLONE PAM
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    (05/04) Healey's giant paddle, Pedro Calado's hairy wipeout + chaos at the Mexican Pipeline

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    (05/04) Monster swell from the southern hemisphere that pounded Central America and Mexico over the weekend, peaks on Monday for Southern California.

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    (05/03) Healey on the biggest paddle wave anyone's ever seen at Puerto Escondido

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    (05/03) Low pressure that strengthened offshore of NC on Friday is delivering surf to East Coast on Sunday with the Outer Banks taking the choice cut.

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    (05/02) The 'best small-wave surfer in the world' beats Jeremy Flores

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    (05/01) Central America is going to go bananas. So will Mexico and Chile, but you're less likely to die here.

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    (05/01) Low pressure strengthening offshore of North Carolina will provide fun surf for parts of the East Coast and Caribbean over the weekend and into next week.

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    Did Healey just paddle into the biggest wave ever?