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Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by Peajay4060, Jan 14, 2015.
I think the first is an example of bad social distancing, the second is mo betta
thi to waist at the Washout. didn't look good off the start as only a few marginally sized ones came thru. luckily, wave machine churned up on walk out. Had a solid handful for the short sess into work. no coffee needed, but i'll make some hot choco
Really good reading all the stories of everyone getting there surf on! I too have been getting my fair share while not as good as some of you guys to the north but I'm not complaining. It's been steady waist to chest Queen in the morning with some offshore's then wins which is right around and comes from the East and just crush is it. Been mostly surfing between Jetty Park by Port Canaveral and Satellite Beach. Light crowds but the dedicated Surfers are making their way out and having lots of fun
2 meter 10 second swell , possible wind switch and clean up this aft
Finally got back in the water today after about two weeks of shite waves and poo flavored rain runoff. Nice waist to chestish waves with light offshores. Got a couple good ones in while staying at LEAST 6 feet away from all the other bros and does.
Pics from today.
Wish I could like that more than once
Great shots Manik
Got some lucky surf last night. Took the log out it was maybe Nehi but super clean lines and breaking all the way to the pier. Just that really small peeling wave to the left handwriting it into the sunset was really cool for me. It's still kind of eerie looking at the four or five Cruise Line ships that are docked out in the ocean or anchored just sitting there for the past week. I'll try to take some pictures tonight
quick shot of swell down here. took out the 6'9 loehr and the newbie Alchemist. Cruised to the washout with a bud for stomach to chest hi. first thing i could tell is that it needed a bit more volume for my ever growing body. Second, those future fins didn't stick as well, kinda amateurish, but i thought they were locked in as a twin but they fell right into mother ocean in the first 15 minutes. took out the loehr, 4/3 on but no booties or gloves for a 2 hr sess. Had plenty of rides, mostly rights, and was off a small crowd (we've got restricted beach access). Had a solid party wave and one legged rides, doing all kinds of stupid stuff. My buddy said that was easily his best session for 3 months - it's been that bad down here on Folly. Another quick shot next week, gotta make best of a situation
I feel like we have really been lucky to surf this last week or so. Being in the water and riding waves really helps to drown out the craziness. That being said, I do not feel like this is a time to be out exploring new breaks, traveling in packs, and hanging out for post-surf beers, etc. Don't bring friends to a spot you just now had time to discover, especially if your Mom is driving you there. Do not overcrowd beaches, parking lots or waves- the more this happens up here in NE the likelier they are to restrict access. Once that happens, we are all going to without our favorite outlet. Stay healthy out there.
10 sec , overhead sets , light offshore freight trains.
Today was a most excellent day.
Thanks Curl, your water shots are badass
I knew we had waves yesterday but did not want to look because I had too much to do and did not want to get distracted. I finally broke down around 4 30 and took a peek. Parking lot was packed, at least 12 people or so on one peak, just one. Waves looked fun but I was a little disgusted. It was as busy as any warm spring weekend, lots of spots at the beach down the road, empty.
I just went to the same spot that was busy last night,there was a little residual swell leftover from yesterday. It's long period, so if you take a quick look and leave, it wasn't telling the whole story. I squeezed in a quick hour, with patience got a handful of solid chest high peelers, and called it. I was the only one out, had a blast
The water shots are T Torcia a local in Monmouth. He shoots my kid , and shares photos which are 1 st class .
Water view shot of OG curl , last trip in PR
Got one day like that when we were down there in February. The crowd was so bad that day that it really ruined it for me. Kept wishing I had a water camera out there with me. I've reached a point where if its crowded I'd much rather be shooting pictures. Need to start a goFundMe to get a proper water housing.
It was so good yesterday... especially in the morning, but even through high tide and into the afternoon.