Quote Originally Posted by leethestud View Post
this coast is self regulating. If you can't get out, you probably shouldn't be there.
Good point. Same goes for if you cannot hike 5 miles up the beach once the rip drops you off. It will be bigger elsewhere but you get used to rips, hard paddle outs, dumpy beach breaks and freezing water and I'd say where ever you go you'll be pleasantly surprised!