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    Other Surfing Photo Galleries?

    What other open website surf galleries do any of you upload, and look at, photos on besides swellinfo? I overheard a friend talking about a neighbor of his taking pictures of hurricane earl and...
  2. Thread: pics from earl

    by Howett
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    I wanted to paddle out at 2. Overreaction of DE...

    I wanted to paddle out at 2. Overreaction of DE and MD required me to sit around until 5.

    Doesn't make sense. Noel and Ernesto come to mind...
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    I love my No.6 covenant. I used to have trouble...

    I love my No.6 covenant. I used to have trouble making some sections using a crescent on swell 10ft+. Now, I'm getting ahead of the sections enough to even get some large turns in. The bat tail does...
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    Each day can change with the shifting sands. Look...

    Each day can change with the shifting sands. Look at a map (direction the land is facing) then check the wind direction. Once you find a general region with good conditions, just drive up and down a...
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    That looks pretty weak to what it was in South...

    That looks pretty weak to what it was in South Del / Upper OC.
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    Yeah, yesterday around 1-4pm was a surprise in...

    Yeah, yesterday around 1-4pm was a surprise in uptown OCMD. Good enough to fall asleep on the couch after.
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    They're not aggressive unless provoked. When they...

    They're not aggressive unless provoked. When they are... they can be more vicious than sharks (bottle nose, not sure about others).
  8. Thread: Bill undertow

    by Howett
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    Spots on Saturday in DE and MD were drastically...

    Spots on Saturday in DE and MD were drastically different. I checked Bethany and Fenwick and was really bummed. Saw small mushy waves around 3-4ft. I thought thats all we had. Then I drove down to a...
  9. Thread: Another Storm

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    I do find it really odd this year. Years past no...

    I do find it really odd this year. Years past no one even talked about the hurricanes unless they were going to make landfall and cause destruction. This year? A tropical depression forms and...
  10. Thread: OCMD Inlet?

    by Howett
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    As far as I can tell, none of your forum posts...

    As far as I can tell, none of your forum posts resemble a human face. I've been in the waters of De/OCMD all my life (24 years) and have surfed every large swell (minus a couple) year round for the...
  11. Thread: Over-rated

    by Howett
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    Ernesto was lots of fun. But, Bill was also lots...

    Ernesto was lots of fun. But, Bill was also lots of fun as well. 6-8ft is 5ft bigger than it's been for the majority of the summer.
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    Double over (or close to) is a lot of fun. Time...

    Double over (or close to) is a lot of fun. Time the paddle out right and you won't lose energy, then everything is much easier. Mess up your first paddle out, and you'll be out of breath and back on...
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    I use Tech one fins, never liked the two's. But,...

    I use Tech one fins, never liked the two's. But, a few years ago I was surfing around 80th street in OC. I got sucked over the falls on one wave and the fin literally ripped off my foot. I went to...
  14. Thread: 6-23-09

    by Howett
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    I do it whenever the surf is big. That includes...

    I do it whenever the surf is big. That includes up until (mid)October. I've never done an 8hr session, but have done plenty of 5-6hr sessions and this water is still great, even with the clouds.
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  15. Thread: 6-23-09

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    Why is everyone wearing wetsuits still? The water...

    Why is everyone wearing wetsuits still? The water is unnaturally warm considering the air temp as of late.
  16. Thread: Bad neighbors

    by Howett
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    Sounds like he's doing a swell job. Might as well...

    Sounds like he's doing a swell job. Might as well just call the cops again. You'll be able to renew your lease because he'll have a restraining order eventually.
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    Just be prepared to ignore most anything flash...

    Just be prepared to ignore most anything flash (several areas of this site) for net use. It's sluggish and extremely buggy on linux. Often times after loading a page with flash on it, then clicking a...
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    How much self control do you have to just watch...

    How much self control do you have to just watch the others and capture their fun? I have an underwater camera and I couldn't even drag myself out of the water to go get it. The anxiety to go in would...
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    The Delaware/OC stretch is so short you can...

    The Delaware/OC stretch is so short you can easily drive the entire coast, while stopping every so often, and only take a couple hours on a decent day. Most of OCMD is also free to park year round,...
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    It's amazing when people don't look before they...

    It's amazing when people don't look before they drop in. I was on a wave for about 5 seconds, and in perfect position the entire time, when a guy blatantly dropped in 2 inches from my face. Nearly...
  21. Thread: Sunday Hype

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    My back hurts from getting shacked every wave......

    My back hurts from getting shacked every wave... I didn't always make it out though.
  22. Thread: ocmd beach

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    I can and I can't wait for september/october....

    I can and I can't wait for september/october. Warm water, no crowds, good waves (usually). I just don't want summer to fly by to get there.
  23. Thread: Bahamas

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    Depending on where you're going, here is me...

    Depending on where you're going, here is me bodyboarding in the Abacos on Christmas day of last year.

    http://a870.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/127/l_44c36404bbbc31ce5f82a464789d4645.jpg

    I...
  24. Thread: Saturday?

    by Howett
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    Praise the ARPAnet. Making life much more...

    Praise the ARPAnet. Making life much more efficient and fun since 1965.
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    I'll also take 3days at 7ft. Anything less is...

    I'll also take 3days at 7ft. Anything less is unacceptable. The last 4 weekends have spoiled me.
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