Daily Surf Report - 4/19/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Learning never exhausts the mind." - Leonardo da Vinci

 

Calm E winds, cool temps and variable skies skewing towards blue and gold.  Dog paws in the moistened sand which covers the expanses in all directions.  Low tides below sea level confound the best laid plans as water is a vital ingredient of the pursuit.  NW windswell remains though in a more moderate capacity.  Steep angled S keeping hopes alive for afternoon invigoration. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Sand islands appear / To some it does not deter / Where are we going?

 

PATCH:  A lone standing rock.  A singular fisherman.  A solitary surfer.  All waiting for the tide to refill.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 8:36 AM   -0.7'

HIGH: 3:49 PM   4.5'

LOW: 8:32 PM   2.4'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/18/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"We never know how high we are till we are called to rise." - Emily Dickinson

 

Muted overcast with calm winds and temp up to 48F.  Potential for blue resonating behind coastal coverage.  Most take the opportunity for extra rest and sleep in.  Others pedal through town and check from high vantage points hoping to tell the future.  Drained and depleted tides baring all and leaving no stone covered.  NW windswell is the main modus operandi with only the slimmest of SW swells developing.  It is an open field of play with only 1 participant active early. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Great sand expanses requiring more water fill in order to operate according to included instructions.  Seadrift shows some depth and marginal function.  Tide is making its comeback and will continue to rise all day.  Know in your heart and mind that conditions can only improve. 

 

PATCH:  Small signs of a modest SW swell though water levels start below zero.  Right handed rollers lack power or pizzazz with no fuel to fire upon.  All rocks are calling your name and do not play well with fiberglass or feet.  Wait it out and ride later as the afternoon will have full coverage and potential.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 7:46 AM   -0.7'

HIGH: 2:48 PM   4.7'

LOW: 7:42 PM   2.0'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/17/2017

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish." - Jacques Cousteau

 

Bright shiny yellow stretching as far as the eye can see.  Not a cloud in sight starting with a cold 41 and zero wind chill.  Packs of man's best friends paws pitter pattering and playing in open parking spaces while waiting on their alpha dog to get suited and booted.  Cruising down the boat ramp with fingers crossed for rides and slides while taking in the scenery.  Take a deep breath before taking the cold plunge, to cleanse mind, body and soul.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Blinding reflecting sun off the waters surface and warming damp sand.  WNW and SSW swell making small connections in the Channel and Sea Drift side.  A few peaks and valleys in the knee range.  Water levels are still a bit low and with time conditions should improve throughout the day.

 

PATCH:  So many rocks left uncovered.  A perfect setting for tide pool searching to pass time away.  As the ocean reclaims its spot in the afternoon, filling in nooks and crannies with briny goodness, lines seem like they appear to get closer.  Take some time to celebrate Taco Tuesday before getting in.  It may be worth the wait.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 7:01 AM   -0.4'

HIGH: 1:52 PM   4.9'

LOW: 7:00 PM   1.6'

 

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/16/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"You don't have to see the whole stair case, just take the first step." - Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Slippery streets from overnight showers with dark gray looming as bright blue tries to peek through.  Sporadic hail and rain pouring down, coming and going on a whim.  A biting 45 can be felt through layers as the usual routine commences.  Spring break has come and gone making way for school bus drivers and morning commuters.  Proceed with caution from point A to point B and always keep it at 10 and 2.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Textured windblown surface as the WNW and SSW swell are confused as to which direction to go.  Whitewater all across the Channel proper in the shin high range.  Little push and lacking in energy with no one out.  As the saying goes, you should've been here over the weekend.

 

PATCH:  SSW swell trying hard with all her might to come forward and not quite reaching.  Mellow lines rolling through, dark blue in color with no white in sight.  All meetings today have been canceled until further notice at the meeting rock.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 6:20 AM   -0.4'

HIGH: 1:52 PM   4.9'

LOW: 7:00 PM   1.6'

 

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/15/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence." - Beyonce

 

Thick and gray overhead casting a shadow in front of the sun as it rises.  A moody calm rests for now as car campers gather around Coleman's for caffeinated warmth.  Parking lot hide and seek already well underway in hopes of beating the crowds.  Sleds in all shapes and sizes humming in rhythm to a waxy tune as zippers provide the bass.  Warriors of the neoprene are on the ready to conquer the swell with blissful stoke.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Smooth and glassy sets the stage for today's performance.  WNW and SW swell working together in harmony with less gusto then yesterday.  More than a dozen concert goers claiming their spots as waist to chest rollers rift through.  The best view is from the inside center stage of the Channel.  There you will find a smooth drop before dancing your way to shore.

 

PATCH:  SW striking strong cords through the ladies left where half a dozen beyhive worshipers are gathered.  Its day two of swell celebration with party goers on their second wind gliding to the right side.  Join the crowd, share the stoke and feel the vibe.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 5:42 AM   0.4'

HIGH: 12:12 PM   5.0'

LOW: 5:44 PM   0.8'

 

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/14/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have." - Zig Ziglar

 

Early calm and Serenity now displaced with those rubbing wax and pulling on the neoprene.  Tired, cold and sore bodies unfold and perform sun salutations and glad tidings to all.  Hot brew and deep knee bends to get the juices circulating.  Parking is scarce as many remained in place after last night's festivities.  WNW swell healthy and activated.  Temp is 47F and no signs of winds at this precise moment.  Population density reaching max capacity in the water at times. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Still the destination for the rough rider ripper crew though the magnitude has come down from last night.  Smooth and compartmentalized rollers mostly operational on the deeper Channel bar and across the pond at Seadrift.  Rollers attained up to chest high are the norm as the morning tide fills in.  Afternoon suck out may cause a rise in size though the landing areas approach fast and become very shallow. 

 

PATCH:  A SW swell summoned and helping to form and cleanse.  Not fully functional by true S swell standards but having a big board will certainly yield results.  Incoming tide lending a bit of pep to help peaks pop.  Waist high rights will be accessible and serviceable for all Log Jammers partaking of the offerings. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 5:07 AM   0.8'

HIGH: 11:24 AM   5.0'

LOW: 5:09 PM   0.6'

HIGH: 11:44 PM    5.5'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/13/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Be willing to be a beginner every single morning." - Meister Eckhart

 

They come from far and wide this morning as the news travels distances on the coconut wireless.  Big raw NW swell thumping the coast and thrill seekers search for stoke and slides.  Again the skies remain clear and the streets cleansed. Temp hovers at 45F but NE winds will serve as both warming and grooming agent. The tide's roll and swing and will be a factor in your enjoyment today. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Heady swell finds landing sectors to dispense waves that wallop.  Filling tide adding more water to the brew and will serve to soften the blows slightly.  Light offshore winds helping to hold up sections on the left coming from the deeper bars.  Direction fairing right is also applicable but less formatted currently.  Bring a shortened sled if you want to get off your log today. Ho Brah!

 

PATCH:  Heaps of peaks but no longer a product of true S swell.  Overriding W pushing in on the higher tide and making for a visual attraction with moderate rewards.  Those with carbon lances sit well outside and use the extra limb to gain access and cross distances.  Mere mortals on the inner regions need to pick and choose wisely as many bumps want to break but can't or don't.  Those with the capacity to generate speed make for worthwhile endeavors.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 4:32 AM   1.3'

HIGH: 10:37 AM   4.9'

LOW: 4:35 PM   0.4'

HIGH: 11:15 PM    5.2'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/12/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Choose to be optimistic, it feels better." - Dalai Lama

 

Fully brilliant and blinding morning with no aspects of clouds and sunshine for miles.  New blooms if you take a moment to stop and look.  A drop in temp to 44F which is a fine trade off for dry weather.  NE winds puff lightly and kiss the neck with a touch of warmth.  Bo-beautiful morning in all respects.  Building swells and filling tides have a mismatched agenda in the early hours.  Again a smoothness is present upon the ocean and movements are detected and available for slides.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  WNW swell angles show a likely landing zone along the Channel confines and our neighbors at Seadrift.  Wide swaths of water rollers have hit or miss latitudes as sandbar configuration has likely been modified by recent storm flow.  The right ones are available with some heading left and others heading right.  Clean by most standards and height to the chest exists.

 

PATCH:  Populated and pulsating with high tide undulations and S swell reverberations.  Glassy and glistening in the morning sun.  Scattered peaks randomly disseminated like sprinkled seeds.  Nearing the brim of too full which pushes the jump off zone off optimal.  Outgoing tide should serve to clean things up and waves of the waist high variety are being served.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 9:49 AM   4.8'

LOW: 4:00 PM   0.3'

HIGH: 10:48 PM    5.0'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/11/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Without a struggle, there can be no progress." - Frederick Douglass

 

Emerging blue on a day of predicted rain bodes well for the now and undetermined for the later.  Partially cleared skies with sunlight sentinels.  52F with no current winds and a satin oceanic facade.  Only the mid-week dedicated or non workers fill the lanes headed towards stoke.  Risen tide has hit its mark and begins a gradual drop.  Swells from mostly the west co-join and collaborate to put people on notice that getting wet is certainly an option. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Worth a stare and possibly a glare as the directional aptitude shows the capacity for rights as well as Seadrift scenarios.  Smooth and effervescent in the early muted light and displaying energy and a bit of size more than our usual suspects.  Grab your trusted sled and follow your heart into the water.

 

PATCH:  Silken spaces and just a few faces opting in on the high tide festivities.  Again we find long period swell rollers being well received and thank you please - I'll have another.  Bring your log as per usual, and slide your brains out as you see fit. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 8:57 AM   4.7'

LOW: 3:23 PM   0.3'

HIGH: 10:48 PM    4.8'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/10/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist." - Steven Seagal

 

Dark gray overhead as more rain is coming our way today and tomorrow.  Cool at 52 with the Doppler showing rain starting by lunch time.  Rain jackets and wellington boots are the uniform of choice for the day if making the journey.  Open parking on the approach and creeks are still swollen from past rain.  Water steams still flowing down the boat ramp making for a slippery slide.  Step carefully for even those with lots of practice are taking a tumble.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  As the SSW swell recedes away, a new WNW swell is slowing finding its way to shore.  Glassy surface with little energy or push across Channel proper.  One break with white water showing on the Sea Drift side in the knee range.  Long boards and even longer arms are needed to catch what the ocean is throwing.

 

PATCH:  Spaced out left and right bumps can be seen with the naked eye, though no A-frame white water in sight.  Calm and chill motion lulling birds and seals into a meditative unconscious state.  A long stable table for foundation is key to join the prayer circle.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 7:59 AM    4.6'

LOW: 2:41 PM   0.4'

HIGH: 9:51 PM    4.6'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/9/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"It is in the wild places, where the edge of the earth meets the corners of the sky, the human spirit is fed." - Art Wolfe

 

Muted blue with gray sky and a slight breeze ruffles hair on walkers by in search of sustenance.  Slow morning wake ups all around as spring breakers rejoice without early morning bus pick ups.  Open parking a welcome sight with a sense of calm from yesterday's madness.  Walking to the waters edge where the ocean meets the sand with butterflies in tow hoping for more of the same.  Only those who make the journey will find out for themselves.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Glassy and calm as the SSW and WNW swell are dancing in tune.  Much smaller than yesterday with waves rolling in the thigh to waist zone.  Organized peaks with two drop off points and five riders sharing the wealth.  Much of the same expected throughout the day.

 

PATCH:  Disorganized clusters of energy not sure of which angle to use and roll on through.  Using our knees and thighs for guidance, hunting and pecking along the way.  A band of brothers currently searching for the meaning with tired arms.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 6:52 AM    4.5'

LOW: 1:52 PM   0.4'

HIGH: 9:51 PM    4.6'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/8/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"It's a philosophy of life.  A practice.  If you do this, something will change, what will change is that you will change, your life will change, and if you can change you, you can perhaps change the world." - Vivienne Westwood

 

Starburst orange and yellow blaze across crystal clear blue sky with no rain or wind in sight.  A cool 48 gives a head start with temps climbing to 60 by afternoon.  Parking lot hide and seek games already well underway for those itching to play.  Rolling the dice hoping for snake eyes and a new pair of shoes to take home the win for the perfect spot.  Tides and Mother Nature are on our side.  Grab a friend, grab any size of board and get outside!

                                                             

CHANNEL:  SSW swell in full effect this morning with size shoulder to head high.  No, your eyes are not deceiving you.  Yes, you read that right.  There is surf to be had.  Slight post storm surf as conditions are not glassy and are with brown white water.  That hasn't deterred the almost two dozen already out.  All boards of different shape and size working lefts and rights.  Go out and get em' while it's hot!

 

PATCH:  This is not a drill.  I repeat, this is not a drill.  This is the moment you have been training and hoping for.  Play grounds in all shapes and sizes are open for business.  Whether your a lefty, a righty or prefer the middle, all slides are open for playtime.  Line up, take your turn and remember your manners.  It's a jungle out there!

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 5:42 AM    4.6'

LOW: 12:53 PM   0.6'

HIGH: 8:36 PM    4.2'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/7/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Being upbeat is the key to life." - David Frost

 

Pineapple Express River system has passed through and we awake to a sedated calm.  Winds are light and actually from the NE and temp rounds in at 55F.  Still overcast and misted treetops but no rain currently falling.  Glints of sun appearing at times.  Some time to clean up and drain out will be required and roads still have water, mud and debris in their pathways.  Muddled swells from the NW and WSW await clarity and are not cohesive quite yet.  Suited and booted wall lookers set their sights and hopes on the near future and we do as well. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Count Chocula churned and brown from washing sands and pulsations of the deep.  Scattered peaks have energy if not consistent structure and form.  Outgoing tide keeping the color tinged but a settling of sediment will occur in the afternoon hours.  For now, rinse well. 

 

PATCH:  SW windswell of magnitude attempting to break the code and gain access.  Early high tides allow for some flow but the emerging low shuttering the entrance.  Scout the deeper waters for residuals and keep an open mind and eye on the evening session.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 4:38 AM    4.8'

LOW: 11:47 AM   0.5'

HIGH: 7:36 PM    4.1'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/6/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"Smell the sea and feel the sky." - Van Morrison

 

Rain coming down in sheets with the heavy stuff still on the way.  Moderate but steady associated winds from the S as expected.  The ocean is active and alive though more set on turmoil than tenderness.  Very little consistency being exhibited at the moment.  A good day to find a warm dry place, enjoyable literature, strong tea and Serenity Now.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Feeling it more from the weather and less from the NW swell as it fades out with the diminishing tide.  Unprotected and exposed to S winds, white-capped and textured all over.  Not quite the inviting expanse it can be at times.

 

PATCH:  Aligning itself for another time and place as the steep S grows in size and breadth.  Too much wind and too little water for current positive activities but tomorrow may be the day dreams are made of - if the storm ceases its assault.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

HIGH: 3:46 AM    5.0'

LOW: 10:43 AM   0.4'

HIGH: 6:18 PM    4.0'

LOW: 11:00 PM    3.0'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/5/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"You cannot do a kindness too soon." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

A serene calm before...  Overcast and a tad cool at 48F though the winds remain quiet and ocean surfaces unruffled.  A bit more NW swell reverberating among the buoys and a steep angled S continues undaunted.  Tides are drained out and Mr. Weatherman says heavy rain is coming tonight.  Take a dip, settle in, hunker down and keep your stoke burning. 

                                                             

CHANNEL:  A bit more to work with though low tide remains a limiting factor.  NW swell up a grade which has brought out the seekers, tweekers and streakers.  Loggers spread along the expanse in hopes a stray roller will find their location.  It may be worth the wait depending on how high you set your standards.

 

PATCH:  Skirt the exposed rocks to keep fins and feet intact.  Travel to deeper waters to find S swell prospects unfolding at times.  Like draped in velvet smooth with periodic undulations that require responses.  Bring your biggest board for the easy cruise action.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 9:47 AM   0.3'

HIGH: 5:00 PM    4.1'

LOW: 9:48 PM    2.7'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/4/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vince Lombardi

 

Welcome to Wednesday as we seek ways to get over the hump and find some downhill momentum towards the weekend.  Early skies beginning to clear and morning sun will soon find us.  Dead calm for now and 50F.  Waning swells and depleted tides keep options limited but appearances smooth.  Unsettled future so strike like the cobra if the opportunity presents itself.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Bottoming out tide showing mostly bends and contours in ankle deep waters.  Minor windswell staking claim as the only apparatus of propulsion.  Pursue depths across the Channel in the early hours or wait until the afternoon if you can bide your time. 

 

PATCH:  Slack surfaces and inferior tides pushing the pursuit well outside.  A steeper S swell distributes over the meeting rock with foam and form but less function.  A rogue mix of watercraft and individuals enjoying the spring playground and what it currently offers. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 8:58 AM   0.1'

HIGH: 3:55 PM    4.3'

LOW: 8:54 PM    2.3'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/3/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way.  Follow your DREAMS." - Jane Goodall

 

Early morning sky wearing gray socks for warmth as the sun tries to break through.  Calm and still as the winds from yesterday have blown away to far away lands.  A cold 45, chilling exposed ears and turning fingers white.  Bundle up in multiple layers as the spring feeling is taking the day off.  Walking to the waters open door, quivering voices can be heard from passing cars looking beyond, while keeping fingers crossed for good views.  Whether you are coming or going, hot liquids before the approach is a must.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Calm, sandy and glassy across the Channel as low tide just peaked.  NW and W swell fading this morning leaving teeny tiny waves in the foot height.  Too soon to tell if more water will improve conditions and wave formations.  For now sit back, relax and enjoy the silence.

 

PATCH:  Mellow yellow lake like views from rocky bottom shores.  Lackadaisical seals playing freeze tag around the far meeting rock as a lone seagull referees the game.  From what I hear a long time out is being called for instant replay. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 8:13 AM   0.0'

HIGH: 2:57 PM    4.6'

LOW: 8:10 PM    1.8'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/2/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it." - Robert Downey Jr.

 

A morning choir of songbirds tweeting in sync to the beat of the wind as the sun rises.  Fingerling clouds decorate the blue sky as a cool 48 nips at walking noses.  Waking up with sugar hangovers and memories of fluffy bunnies while remnants of candy wrappers are scattered about.  Eat some veggies, drink a green smoothie and take vitamins to replenish.  The first day of the week is upon us with a clean slate and endless possibilities.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Off shore winds creating white spray off the back of disorganized wave formations.  NW/W swell coming in from different angels forming various peaks and valleys in ankle to shin size.  Channel Island is still prominent as tide has yet to fill in.  Sea Drift side seems to be more choppy and texturized and not bigger in size. 

 

PATCH:  Slow and low tempo can be seen across large patches of sharp rocks.  Far outside meeting rock marks the destination for powerhouse meetings between seagulls.  Practices of patience and time are this mornings mantras, for they just might pay off by this afternoon.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 7:29 AM   0.0'

HIGH: 2:05 PM    4.9'

LOW: 7:30 PM    1.3'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 4/1/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"I ate fiberglass insulation.  It wasn't cotton candy like the guy said............my tummy itches" - Steve Carell

 

Hazy shades of yellow as the sun lifts up and through the blue sky.  A calm and warm 50 as the storm of Easter Egg seekers and April Fools pranksters are preparing for an all day celebration.  Broken egg shells mark the start as the journey begins.  Follow the trail of green Easter grass and blue berries in search of hidden surprises and interesting prizes.  You never know what you may find when you look hard enough.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Channel Island revealing itself as low tide peaked a bit ago.  Slow to fill in, confused sand bars sets the stage for the incoming NW and secondary SSW swell.  Multiple breaks trying to turn over though the ocean is slow moving with size in the shin to knee range on the sets.  It's a stable table kind of day as one lone paddle boarder is out running circles around a potato chip.

 

PATCH:  Here comes Peter Cottontail hoppin' down the bunny trail.  Try to do the things you should, maybe if you're extra good, He'll roll lot's of Easter eggs your way.  Oh, here comes Peter Cottontail hoppin' down the bunny trail, hippity hoppity happy Easter Day.

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 6:46 AM   0.2'

HIGH: 1:15 PM    5.2'

LOW: 6:51 PM    0.8'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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 - 3/31/2018

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Inspirational Quote of the Day:
"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts." - John Wooden

 

Pendulum tide swings under a blanket of fog,  keeping the full moon under wraps.  Winds remain tamped down and enthusiasm stays in check.  Outside air at 51F and the croak of stream frogs is a welcome tune.  Bundle up a bit now for the sun will shine later and give warmth for which we give thanks.  Fundamental swells in the water are wind borne and possessing of minor momentum.  Fully glassed off and more a function of tide and a matter of time if you seek slides today.

                                                             

CHANNEL:  Tide filling in and exerting that extra nudge to move logs along.  Primarily exhibiting options along the Groin bar and Mali-Bo with farther reaches still consumed with clouds.  May swamp out by lunch but at least go for a paddle and baptise your head. 

 

PATCH:  A steeper S swell of long period but low intensity may find corners upon which to flow and break - or not.  Possibilities exiss in limited amounts and may require and active imagination to meet one's needs. 

 

PACK IT IN!  PACK IT OUT!

RESPECT THE BEACH!

 


TIDES:

LOW: 6:03 AM   0.4'

HIGH: 12:25 PM    5.5'

LOW: 6:13 PM    0.3'

 

WINTER HOURS HAVE NOW BEGUN. 

WE ARE OPEN DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL.

 

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.