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    I think all of us have gotten nervous in the surf...

    I think all of us have gotten nervous in the surf at one point or another. When I feel my gonads start to silently creep upwards into my abdomen, I remind myself of one critical fact: deep water is...
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    In smaller surf, I ride an 8-foot 7S Superfish...

    In smaller surf, I ride an 8-foot 7S Superfish XL. I rode a longboard for awhile and loved its wave-catching ability but, truth be told, i never could get the thing to turn. I mean, like, at all... ...
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    Thanks, Matt. I've always been impressed with...

    Thanks, Matt. I've always been impressed with the folks who put on and support this event for the small convent that can very much use the help.

    I grew up in Avalon and surfed as a kid. I got...
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    How did the contest go this year? Was it...

    How did the contest go this year? Was it well-attended by surfers and spectators? I really wanted to go, but had to be home in DC that weekend. I did pick up the t-shirt, though, when I was in...
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    Welcome to surfing!!! Buying that funboard was...

    Welcome to surfing!!! Buying that funboard was one of the best decisions you ever made.

    I was stuck at the same level you are for about one full season. My problem (which may be a little...
  6. Thread: Labor Day Weekend

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    When in doubt, paddle out (or at least go to the...

    When in doubt, paddle out (or at least go to the beach), I say. Current weather forecasts on the NJ shore are for wind and rain on Friday, but sunny Saturday through Monday. Right now, there's...
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    Short Boards vs. Long Boards- which is faster?

    Okay, so I just finished the book "West of Jesus" by Steven Kotler. Very good book about one surfer's travels around the world in a quest to understand the spirituality behind surfing, but I think...
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    Welcome Back!

    Welcome back to surfing, Rockajet. I'm 44 and took it up again about four years ago after a 25 year hiatus as well. I would definitely start with a long board. I started (or re-started) with a 9...
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    Yep, that clears it up. i never knew there were...

    Yep, that clears it up. i never knew there were two different forecasts for OCNJ. You're right, I was looking at the other one. Thanks.
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    The main differences i've found are with the...

    The main differences i've found are with the color coding. I'm looking at Saturday and Sunday on the iPhone and for OCNJ it's showing blue/red (am/pm) for Saturday and blue/blue for Sunday, whereas...
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    SwellInfo on iPhone

    Okay, so i just caved in and bought an iPhone, and being a solid SwellInfo loyalist, I immediately bought the SwellIfo "applet" for a few bucks.

    The applet is great- easy interface, easy to read...
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    Thanks, Mr. Swellinfo. This is a big help. ...

    Thanks, Mr. Swellinfo. This is a big help.

    So... you think the waves at Southern NJ are really going to hit 13+ feet? I grew up on the Jersey shore (Avalon) and i have NEVER seen anything that...
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    The Signicance of "Period"

    Can someone educate me a bit on the significance of period when measuring waves? I understand "period" to mean the period of time between swells. Some of the other threads seem to suggest that a...
  14. Thread: Its too f%&^$ big

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    Can someone educate me a bit? Why are long...

    Can someone educate me a bit? Why are long period swells more likely to close out and be unrideable than short period swells? I can see why the size of the wave in relation to the depth and shape...
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    Hate to sound like the group Dad here, crew, but...

    Hate to sound like the group Dad here, crew, but Norcal Transplant is right. Anyone of intermediate skill level or less (like me) ought to think hard about paddling out if the surf is really as big...
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    Nosara, Costa Rica

    Hey team, I am taking a trip to Costa Rica this December. Staying at the Harmony Hotel in Nosara. Have any of you been to Nosara? Any recommendations on best place to surf, where to eat, best...
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