So over the summer there was a lot of talk about the summer flatness, lots of excitement for hurricane season. When we got skunked on the hurricane season there was a lot of excitement for the winter. I personally had a great summer and fall, surfed a lot even though there were not many big days.
This winter has been pretty intense at times. Also pretty frustrating at times. I feel like its either been waist high at best or head high/slightly over head. Obviously the big days are welcomed but I find myself craving a nice mellow glassy chest high day. Its been really cold too, the majority of my surfing has been done with snow about. I had two days where I came out of the water with ice cubes in my beard. I was pleased with the summer, the fall, and I am pleased with this winter. I cant complain as long as I am surfing. What's everyone elses thoughts on this winter? Has it made up for the summer/fall we had or has it been a bust?
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Thread: Thoughts on this winter
Jan 27, 2014, 04:34 AM #1
Thoughts on this winter
Last January was the worst that I can remember. This one, even with the extreme cold has been much better. December was pretty good too and I surfed a lot. It will be interesting if it continues through February and March.
Jan 27, 2014, 04:52 AM #3
Jan 27, 2014, 10:16 AM #4
IDK I think better winter Although it's probably because I'm more dedicated this year and definitely more tuned in . Maybe it's just perspective , Kinda like our moderator who keeps deleting posts . So yeah it's been cold but once your paddling for that wave your not much thinking about the cold or you wouldn't keep heading out.
Jan 27, 2014, 11:34 AM #5Senior Member
- Join Date
- Oct 2013
- Atlantic City
february can be a good month
in 08' the beach wow-wow-weeeeee pumped from the south for the majority
of the month….fingers crossed it happens again.
at least there has been waves.
Jan 27, 2014, 01:58 PM #7
- Join Date
- Jan 2006
- Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
Consistent waves, but stupidly cold in my area.
I've had a hamstring pull, so I haven't surfed since December
Jan 27, 2014, 03:07 PM #8
Lots of fun in RI this winter but painfully cold
Jan 27, 2014, 03:09 PM #9
I'm in 40 degree water wit a 4-3mm but its worth the feeling of being in the water with snow collecting on the brim of your hood+ there is way less kooks out
Jan 27, 2014, 03:25 PM #10
It started out great, but January has been awful down here in SC. Cold and flat or cold and blown out.