Nicaragua Surf Report | Photo from February 25, 2006 at 10:33 AM

OK, let's get this party started. Today is the first day of the National Surf Contest at Maderas. We've got chest high waves and howling offshores. There is a buzz in the air with anticipation of the event. Here is a shot of the scaffolding on Machete point, which proved to be too unstable to hold the speakers due to the wind.

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