You'll learn to give the NY1 weatherman a run for his money. Before you head out, it's crucial to know the weather situation and where and how the waves break. Understanding the surfing forecast is tricky, Waters admits, "but once you start surfing on your own you have to know how to read the data." She recommends using apps like SwellInfo, Surfline, and MagicSeaWeed, as well as cozying up to the locals, who can give tips on the surf break, currents, and any potential hazards.
February 6, 2013: Celebrity participants in this year's Empire State Building Run-Up included LIVE with Kelly and Michael host Kelly Ripa, Today Show anchor Natalie Morales, The Weather Channel meteorologist Stephanie Abrams, NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan and meteorologist and reporter Amy Freeze.