Gallery: Maldives - August 2014

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They say that nothing lasts forever! We have had the most incredible season out here in the Maldives and July finished with one of the biggest swells of the season, but then forecast for the first week of August was nothing special, leading to some gloomy “it’s all over” predictions for the month ahead. Personally I have found that August is a month that always delivers so I wasn’t too concerned, even when on the 2nd the swell dropped, the sun vanished and the wind howled for the next four days! However, there’s good reason that so many of our repeat guests book for a couple weeks in August each year, and after a shaky start, the North Male region pulsed back to life with consistent mid period S/SE swells that lasted nearly two weeks and delivered the most perfect conditions of the season so far. Huey then took another break between the 19th and the 24th but then made up for it with another strong swell to see out the month.- Richard Kotch

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