Hurricane Earl makes Delaware surfers hopeful

September 3, 2010 5:33:09 AM PDT
Surfers in Delaware are hopefully eyeing higher waves caused by Hurricane Earl, but the National Weather Service was urging beachgoers to stay out of the water. RELATED: Click here for the 6abc.com Hurricane Tracker

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Forecasters said high surf is expected Friday with minor to moderate beach erosion and a high risk of rip currents. A local surf website, however, was telling readers to "hope for ridable waves this afternoon."

Woody Marderwald, a 57-year-old surfer, was riding his bike along the beach path in Rehoboth Beach on Friday morning. He said he hoped to be out in the waves later, but for now he had brought inside his surfboards.

Online: http://www.delsurf.com/


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