Dependent on temperature, defined by the ocean

ICHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Olympic surfing’s debut is making clear that these wave riders are unsung masters of science — in climatology, meteorology and oceanography to be exact.

Significant wave chasers are by default atmospheric science junkies simply because there are couple of, if any, sports activities that are both of those dependent on an uncontrollable variable — the weather conditions — and described by a literal uneven enjoying industry — the ocean.

Surfers are known to analyze the two in obsessive detail.

“Any time the wind blows: ‘What path is the wind?,’” mentioned Owen Wright, 31, who is competing

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