Tournament organisers were forced into making the decision due to the small surf on offer, although they remain confident to get back underway towards the end of the week.
“As projected, there’s not a lot on offer this morning and we’ve called competition off for the day,” Matt Wilson, Volcom Fiji Pro event director, said.
“Swell models still look very promising for Friday and Saturday and we’ll be back tomorrow morning to further assess the situation.”
There are just two round two heats to complete - Bede Durbidge against Adam Melling and Kai Otton versus Raoni Monteiro - before the third round commences.
Remaining round two match-ups:
Heat 11: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 12: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Round three match-ups:
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. TBD
Heat 2: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Heat 3: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Damien Hobgood (USA)
Heat 4: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Tiago Pires (PRT)
Heat 5: Alejo Muniz (BRA) vs. Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Heat 6: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Mitch Coleborn (AUS)
Heat 7: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Heitor Alves (BRA)
Heat 9: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 10: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. C.J. Hobgood (USA)
Heat 11: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Heat 12: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. TBD