Daily Surf Report - 8/17/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Take advantage of every opportunity; where there is none, make it for yourself." - Marcus Garvey

 

Rough riders and early sliders crack the dawn and activate twin powers.  Post party atmosphere and initial stumbling evident.  Already thin parking becoming even more scarce as tales of swell traveling over the vapors.  Coastal clouds and overcast but calm with no winds.  57F and rising with a silken surface to sea waters.  The crowds come in waves in search of the same which is readily evident today.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Continued NW windswell can't stop, won't quit and the outcome is positive.  Deeper Channel bar delivering the doses for all the craving surf junkies.  Waist high lefts are the cream of the crop but consistency has returned and the carousel continues to revolve.  Tidal comings and goings not likely to refute the truth and if you don't know yours, just look in the mirror. 

 

PATCH:  With growth always comes potential.  Expectations expand proportionally and higher standards can be achieved.  Tempered enthusiasm is always the best approach to realize positivity at every turn.  Much steeper S swell has expanded in size but angled off from direct impact.  It exists and can be found, harnessed and riden. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  5:09 AM   4.5'

LOW:  10:40 AM   1.8'

HIGH:  5:23 PM   5.8'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/16/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life." - Mark Twain

 

Mist already burned away and now refreshed with sunshine, blue skies and early calm.  55F and nary a breath of wind.  Open roads with space to range and parking all along the boulevard.  A portion of the youths have resumed their studies while others froth to wring the last bits of summer to the very end.  Swells are active and productive though meager in stature.  Set sights on the great beyond and keep a broad focus and open mind. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  The outside sandbars stand as ready soldiers waiting instruction and looking for action.  Firmly set and rigid to a fault they currently absorb the NW windswell and groom lefts which catch the eye and lure the body.  Tide swings a more manageable pendulum that allows for expanded options and a fuller range of perspective. 

 

PATCH:  A SW swell of numerators attractive to logging purists.  Draining tide putting a few obstacles in your way but simple navigation should allow one to steer clear of danger.  Better yet to brew java and snarf vittles until the waters turn and revive.  A general smoothness upon the seas and slides can and will be had when all aspects properly align.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  3:56 AM   5.0'

LOW:  9:46 AM   1.1'

HIGH:  4:34 PM   5.9'

LOW:  10:53 PM   1.3'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/15/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine." - Morris West

 

Co-mingled philosophies in the early light as one waits for the tide to turn and rejuvenate.  Slack winds and tepid temps of 59F embrace the day and humanity stirs but slowly.  Fox trots and hop, skip and jump along to view and commiserate on what was or will be.  SW swell looks to be humble but happening upon higher tides while the NW windswell sets its sights under all palatable circumstances.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Residual waters a bit on the lacking side as we cross from high to low and resume the fill.  NW swell in perpetual motion and seeking bars situated accordingly.  The tidal comeback is underway and the occupation is rapid and steep.  The window of opportunity opens and closes quickly today.

 

PATCH:  SW swell of some repute is currently regulated by the lack of water present.  Even in the absence the heart and mind sense the prospects and realize the value of patience.  Those not willing or able to wait must navigate the rocks and spines and seek the deeper waters where pleasures exist though in paltry amounts.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  8:57 AM   0.4'

HIGH:  3:49 PM   5.9'

LOW:  9:46 PM   1.4'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/14/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“The milk of kindness flows through my body, I shall follow Jesus to the Taco Bell and give thanks." - Aretha Franklin

 

Bursts of laughter in-between chatter as early morning runners are catching up on the word from the street.  Delivery trucks waiting for the magical gravel sound of gates being opened to off load and contractors are in line.  Mellow commuters making their way over the hill as summer goers make their way to the beach.  A balmy 55 with little breeze and no sun for now.  Down the ramp we go, taking in deep salty breaths and a reflective moment with hopes of finding what feeds our souls.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Smoothed out and glassy as the Channel has recovered from yesterdays wind.  Half crescent moon shaped white water from left to right as the NW swell is rolling on through.  Negative tides sucking out water to sea leaving crumbling low energy shin wave formations.  Currently one prone paddler out moving backward not forward.  If time is on your side, wait for the tide to turn.

 

PATCH:  The outside meeting rock is making its presence known and is standing proud for all to see.  With more land than sea, those in the know with time to spare will make it to the party late.  Making a grand entrance is always fun!

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  8:12 AM   -0.2'

HIGH: 3:06 PM   5.9'

LOW:  8:43 PM   1.5'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/13/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Sometimes the break in your heart is like the hole in the flute.  Sometimes it's the place where the music comes through." - Andrea Gibson

 

Thick dew drops falling from trees tops as birds are singing in tune.  The sun is too shy to come out to play for now and the morning temperature is starting out at a low 53.  Double up in layers and use the pealing technique system as temps climb throughout the day.  Open court side parking for weekend warriors have come and gone leaving a sense of calm and peace for now.  Down where the land meets the sea, the lapping water and sand handshake looks more like a messy high five. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Ruffled and muffled ocean commotion sets the foundation for today's pelican performance.  A gaggle of 50 pelicans standing on the sandy center of Channel proper as low tide is in full effect.  Crumbly on the outside sets as the NW swell tries to come through in the ankle height.  Two fishermen out trying to reel in the morning catch before the pelicans ahve their way.

 

PATCH:  Mass confusion as half a dozen are out and no one knows where to go, what to do and there's nothing to see.  Teeny tiny lines rolling through maybe in the ankle height but too hard to tell because no one can catch them.  Timing is the key and waiting is the name of the game.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  7:28 AM   -0.7'

HIGH: 2:24 PM   5.8'

LOW:  7:45 PM   1.6'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/12/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“We are all a quarter good, a quarter bad, a quarter animal and a quarter child which equals a whole bunch of crazy." - Cara Delevingne

 

Easy breeze early morning chill with misty gray as far as the eye can see.  Remnants of yesterday's shenanigans can be seen as an Aerosmith t-shirt is all that is left from beach goers with curly hair honing in their inner Sharpay.  Silence is golden and soft whispers are overheard with meaningful discussions of the Trilogy Sanctuary; Crocs, Birkenstocks or five toed shoes.  Make the solid choice; flip-flops.  Making the journey, whether it's to Machu Picchu, Italy, DC or all the way to the couch in a onesie, always remember to stop and enjoy the view.  So go ahead, blow the candles out for the 80th time on a crazy cake and make a wish.  Just keep it a secret and close to your heart to make sure it comes true.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Over night gale force winds causing havoc this morning.  Washed out, blown out and drained out are the words that come to mind.  NW swell having zero impact with the negative tide and conditions not expected to get much better.  Currently no one out, not even the seals or pelicans.

 

PATCH:  A more responsive system of governance will be required in order to ride and slide.  Mother Nature has other plans for today's ocean activities so best to be creative with your time.  Take a hike, read a book or take a bath and enjoy this day of rest.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  6:43 AM   -1.0'

HIGH: 1:43 PM   5.6'

LOW:  6:49 PM   1.8'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/11/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“It's that mind-heart connection that I believe compels us to not just be attentive to all the bright and dazzling things but also the dark and difficult things." - Bryan Stevenson

 

The once underground, harmonious space has once more flipped on its back and opened its layers for the masses. If one was not privy to the morning shine, ones possibilities of locating a place to dwell dwindle. For days that spanned petty weeks, forecasts have spoken of nothing but knee-high but the change has been embraced and all with the ride come out for the occasion. S swell remaining in opportunities; embrace what has come, what will, and what may never, for if one can master all three, inner joy and clarity will present itself and stoke the fire within.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Changes in motion, way, and volume give hope to those stepping their morning toes onto the delicate sand particles - singular, they hold up nothing, but together they remain malleable, and ever unbroken. Angles of solar shine hit strong. Look forwards while never taking your eyes off the now. Both directions to appear. Time, tides, and turbulence are the deciding factors today.

 

PATCH:  Stretched from shore to oblivion; kayaks paddle far and hard to keep up while wave movements shift and SUP-riders take over. Soup texture alters rider's-choice and expectations fall short of blowout desired. Understand that the masses will come. Share a wave if you can ride one. DO NOT run after people. This is a sacred place; no contemptible persons.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  5:58 AM   -1.2'

HIGH: 1:01 PM   5.5'

LOW:  5:55 PM   2.1'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/10/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Defeat is a state of mind.  No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.” - Bruce Lee

 

Stiff S winds and minus tide confound early plans for sliders on the prowl.  Fog has blown in and surrounds and the temp stands rigid at 54F.  S swell grows in dimension but holds steady in direction.  More waters are needed for full actuation and evaluation.  It is out there playing hide and seek while the weather elements mystify at the moment. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  The early dip and outgoing rip do not make for happy faces.  Fishermen mix with foam wranglers in the dead shallows and whitewash leading nowhere is readily available.  A sense of calm needs to descend and incoming tide can help the situation.  Pause to hit the reset button and give it a few hours to find a settled outcome. 

 

PATCH:  Too early and no water makes for unavailable actions.  Incoming tide will be phase one in allowing the growing S swell to find its way and begin to unfold and advance.  The energy exists but is being held captive by circumstances beyond our control.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  5:11 AM   -1.1'

HIGH: 12:18 PM   5.3'

LOW:  5:02 PM   2.3'

HIGH:  11:17 PM   7.1'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/9/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” - Jim Rohn

 

Fox turds on my doorstep - which is considered good luck in Haiti.  53F degrees and calm with light fog on the edges.  Continued NW windswell priming all pumps of stoke.  Lingered SW swell wanting to show itself but getting no avenues of expression.  Time to get creative and search outside the norm to find what nourishes and restores sanity. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Low tide dip causing a kink in the early morning plans of the few.  Now filling in and the hunt resumes in earnest.  Outside bars show initial orientation that may in fact be a false positive.  Deep inside the Channel proper new sandbars have formed and these are these are the keys to open doors of long rides.  A wave in a non traditional sense that will in fact carry you to a new destination. 

 

PATCH:  It wants to work.  We yearn to participate.  There are signs of something yet it fails to produce activity enough to entice those beyond the No Wave Crew to engage. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  4:23 AM   -0.8'

HIGH: 11:34 AM   5.0'

LOW:  4:08 PM   2.6'

HIGH:  10:23 PM   7.0'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/8/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.” - Aesop

 

No jump or bump as hoped and expected as we resume our wait for the next swell of merit.  Overcast skies a mix of cloud, fog and residual smoke lends as sepia tint to the morning rise.  Winds are rightfully calm and temp a tepid 54F.  Eyeballs are on it for signs of life and veteran sliders look to be making the move to the edge of the Earth.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Incoming tide filling the gaps and starting to exhibit a lurching left in the deeper confines.  Size remains less than waist high but the contour and form are pure and worthy.  Under the current circumstances it is a passable option and may improve with more water flow. 

 

PATCH:  Unencumbered with waves.  Unrepentant in the absence of activity.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  3:33 AM   -0.4'

HIGH: 10:45 AM   4.7'

LOW:  3:11 PM   2.7'

HIGH:  9:29 PM   6.8'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/7/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
“Heyo, Bo knows this, and Bo knows that / But Bo don’t know jack, ’cause Bo can’t rap.” - Phife Dawg

 

Smoke particles linger and cause the gleaming sun to shed a yellow light on the morning. Fog covers the hills but leaves a little gap for us to admire the sea. Glassy waters look so inviting, and a handful have responded with a little patients and a smile. A group of seals welcome us at the boat ramp, and the bird circle for their morning feast.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Friendly morning lovers bob and weave and share the the good fortune. Rollers coming in at under knee high, and lasting as long as you can make it. The tide is still coming in and will fill up quick. Too much water may be an issue but late morning should see some improvement once the tide starts to flow back out.

 

PATCH:  Can I kick it? Yes you can.  Can I kick it?  Yes you can.  Well I'm gone.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH: 9:48 AM   4.4'

LOW:  2:11 PM   2.8'

HIGH:  8:34 PM   6.6'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/6/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Seize the time....Live now!  Make now always the most precious time.  Now will never come again." - Captain Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise

 

Patchy fog playing hide and seek with the sun's spotlights rays.  Calm and cool with a start of 54 and temps climbing.  Busy working trucks delivering the goods on time as commuter pass on by.  Today is the start of a brand new week.  Set intentions high and aim for the stars.  Always start at the top of the bottom.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Seagulls and pelicans swarming for position in Channel proper as the NW wind swell has exited stage left.  Ruffly and textured water surface and an added lack of push and energy, is creating lazy ankle high rollers.  Currently no one out, as one sea kayaker at the top of the ramp is trying really hard to load gear. Pack light and only take what you need.

 

PATCH:  Not everything appears what it seems to be.  Half of the journey is hope and a good feeling.  Trust your gut, take the plunge and see what tiny adventures await.  You will be plesantly surprised.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  8:37 AM   4.0'

LOW:  1:07 PM   2.6'

HIGH:  7:39 PM   6.3'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/5/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand" - Neil Armstrong

 

Lazy gray fog and heavy mist with a slight breeze as streets are slick and moist.  With hands at 10 and 2 taking corners slow while keeping an eye out for wildlife making a break for it.  Cars driving in hoping to snag a spot and praying for something, anything that closely resembles forward water ocean motion.  Walking to the gate with bated breathe, holding crystals tight all becomes reveled.  It's better to always look at the glass as being half full.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Calm, glassy and postcard picture perfect still.  No sign of life from the NW swell as three sled riders bob for apples and are coming up empty handed.  The pelican parade is back in action and putting on a dive bombing areal show; lazy tunas beware.  If surf is what you seek, try looking elsewhere.

 

PATCH:  Prone Position /proun/ - is a body position in which one lies flat with the chest down and the back up.  In anatomical terms of location, the dorsal side is up and the ventral side is down.  The supine position is the 180 degree contrast.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  7:08 AM   3.9'

LOW:  12:01 PM   2.3'

HIGH:  6:46 PM   6.0'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/4/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Any fool can know.  The point is to understand." - Albert Einstein

 

Less mist coupled with light haze that is being evaporated by rising sun and yielding to blue.  Cool at 50F but no morning winds which bodes well in the moment.  The dream is alive as NW windswell fights for purchase and the SW grows incrementally and has an existence.  Tidal movements neither hinder nor help so if you see it, you're on it. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  The patient has a pulse and is being observed and attended to by the multitudes. Minor movements in the extremities and flickering eyes.  Streaming rights with little energy but force enough to break the surface are the option and offering known as best around.  Loggers starved for water therapy are willfully throwing themselves into the breech with careless abandon and joy. 

 

PATCH:  Even though we both fly, give each other space and not the evil eye.  Acting like grownups.  Don't even try to hide cause the spot is blown up.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  5:34 AM   4.0'

LOW:  11:00 AM   1.9'

HIGH:  5:55 PM   5.7'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/3/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self." - Dalai Lama

 

Settled fog and a pervasive calm in the air.  54F and no winds at the moment.  No sunshine has yet to permeate the coastal overcast.  Gentle tide swings an insignificant component of the current outcomes.  NW windswell and just barely traces of energy from the SW makes the hunt for stoke a bit more involved.   Maybe today we all just BE.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Crumbled contours as fishermen finish their morning routines.  Seals bob and weave showing us all how the Prone Life is truly lived.  Waxen skies above and chilled out waters below make for summer in Nor Cal this Friday.  The work week is ending so figure out where you fit in and carve out your own space to shine.

 

PATCH:  A glimmer of hope with meager movements related to SW swell.  Fragmented indicators offering less than desired but more than there has been.  Act now, no wait, jump in with no regrets. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

HIGH:  5:15 AM   4.3'

LOW:  10:10 AM   1.4'

HIGH:  5:10 PM   5.5'

LOW:  11:27 PM   1.8'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/2/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer." - William S. Burroughs

 

Supreme quiet in the early hours with not much action on land or sea to stimulate any momentum.  Everything in traces and out of the way places.  Reset and recenter in the lay days between.  Long meditative walks on the beach cure most ills.  Clean wax, fix dings, rejoice in the bounty that surrounds.  For now we wait and watch and hope and pray for more to come realizing we already have plenty. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Forced well inside the Channel proper a rejuvenated sandbar has a bit of footing on which to create a micro-wave of stature unrepeatable.  Superlatives do not define the current situation and the two choices remain shore lappers and floating freely upon even surfaces. 

 

PATCH:  Un-tethered stones as the lone participants in an otherwise tranquil environment. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  9:27 AM   0.9'

HIGH:  4:29 PM   5.3'

LOW:  10:21 PM   2.1'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 8/1/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
" A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on." - William S. Burroughs

 

Take a deep breath and hold it in, fresh air and fog are a relief from the smoke. No sun but that doesn't mean no fun. Low tide has opened up plenty of beach for all to share. Doggie races and friendly faces appear for those who look. Low tide has yet to come, leaving only rocks behind.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  A fisherman wades in solitude. Big hopes of big catches but no luck thus far in either category. Not nearly enough water, not even to swim. Try wait.

 

PATCH:  Rock exposure in full effect. Tide pools yes, surfing no.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  8:45 AM   0.5'

HIGH:  3:53 PM   5.2'

LOW:  9:23 PM   2.4'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 7/31/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile." - Goldie Hawn

 

Chilly and gray are the first words that pop into mind as the sun nowhere to shine for now.  54 with a bite of breeze and a smell of freshness in the air.  Open parking on the approach to the sea, for word has gotten out that south has left the building.  It's Taco Tuesday my friends, whether you prefer corn or flour, make sure you go heavy on the spice.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  A ticker tape pelican parade is dive bombing the Channel celebrating this mornings anchovies breakfast.  NW swell cannot be seen, nor heard and is no where to be found.  Flat, flat, flat and slow motion white water meanders through in the pinky toe height.  Take a walk or read a book as surfing will have to wait until tomorrow.

 

PATCH:  Water levels playing limbo games with sharp rocky edges.  Horizontal is the positioning form for today.  Be like Jack-be-nimble and see how low you can go.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  8:15 AM   0.1'

HIGH:  3:20 PM   5.1'

LOW:  8:33 PM   2.5'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 7/30/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Enjoy every sandwich." - Warren Zevon

 

Moments of breakthrough sunlight, intermixed with a complete envelopment of fog bringing up residual feelings of days past and all that seems to be lacking in days to come. A breath. Let's begin again. Moments of breakthrough sunlight, intermixed with a complete envelopment of fog; what is to come later shall be the strength of the former, with a tango-depletion of the latter. Free parking spaces for meandering around luxuriously. No forecast for anything more than a knee-high. Back to what we know, sharing the solitude with ourselves and the few humans we bid goodday.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Pelican bay resonates like a spiritual bouquet. Low levels chase out all human desires, keeping us out by making it seem like our choice. As the day swings so shall the various activities but one thing will always remain clear: we are at her mercy.

 

PATCH:  Land. Land mass. Take a stroll out to the tip and find small treasures along the way. Stand on the rocks with which our boards may one day run loose upon. For now getting out is staying low in the top ten. One may only look; take in the solitude of what it means to finally breathe.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  7:43 AM   -0.1'

HIGH:  2:49 PM   5.0'

LOW:  7:49 PM   2.7'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.

Daily Surf Report - 7/29/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Nothing else can quite substitute for a well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise.  They're absolutely free and worth a fortune." - Sam Walton

 

Thick misty gray lingering low and cool, blocking the suns light for now.  A slight breeze nips at damp wetsuits hanging from overnight campers as weekend warriors arrive in search of a coveted spot.  Remnants of yesterdays mayhem can be seen in forms of parking tickets from authorities.  Pay attention to signs and practice patience.  Conversations of, "you should have seen it last week", can be heard all around from the wall to the tennis courts.  South swell has come and gone, leaving the North West windswell in its place.  Pick your longest of logs and keep your fingers crossed.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  NW windswell creating the perfect playground for the pelican flotilla currently out.  Waves clocking in ankle over toe on the sets as Channel Island is above the surface.  Currently no one out as low tide peaked just now.  As water fills in, keep expectations as low as the swell and hope for the best. 

 

PATCH:  Diving pelicans breaking the waters surface like pebbles skipping on a still lake.  Two stand up paddlers bobbing nowhere searching for apples and coming up empty.  Practice carnival games on land if you wish to win the prize.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!


TIDES:

LOW:  7:11 AM   -0.2'

HIGH:  2:19 PM   4.9'

LOW:  7:10 PM   2.8'

 

SUMMER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER.

 

Come out to rent if you need some gear. We have a full inventory of wetsuits, booties, over 70 demo surfboards and a fleet of boogie boards to rent every day and are located only 522 steps from the beach.

 

Lots of NEW and USED boards are in the racks so come check it out. We have wetsuits for men, women and kids. Plenty of 3 and 5mm booties, hoods and gloves are in stock as well. If you are in need of a new suit or board now is a great time to shop. We always have all the gear to meet your cold water surfing needs.