The US Open happens once a year.
The date is decided at least a year in advance and conditions like these are at the root of the "Dream Tour".
Surf conditions this weekend are forecast to pickup, although the swell angle may leave HB walled up.
But in this economy you will get a lot of takers at a chance for the 100,000 dollar prize money.
check out Manufacturing Stoke
Update! Swell arrived! Woohoo!