who here has been surfing this week?

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by Peajay4060, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Carson

    Carson Well-Known Member

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    May 19, 2006
    Been a pretty decent run of WNW windswell and the first south of the season. Pretty consistently in the chest high range most of the last couple of weeks. Had some really good sessions. My water time has been cut a bit. Got promoted at work and these new people I'm working with love early meetings. :/
     
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  2. Mitchell

    Mitchell Well-Known Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Ocean City Maryland was on fire yesterday morning. SO fun.

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  3. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
    Semi chop here, bout waist to stomach. Kinda came out of nowhere tho there was some wind blowing thru last night. Looked soft, so took the LB to Washout. Lotta ppl (not too many luckily) had shorter boarts which is what i was thinking with the waves being so shifty. But there was more punch than i anticipated and had some really long lined waves on the LB. Just kinda of all around surprise session - i'll take it
     
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  4. CJsurf

    CJsurf Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2014
    Semi-glassy stomach high waves here last night.
     
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  5. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Clean and super fun looking at Golden Hour this morning.
     
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  6. curl

    curl Well-Known Member

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    Apr 30, 2013
  7. CJsurf

    CJsurf Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2014
  8. curl

    curl Well-Known Member

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    Apr 30, 2013
    Lol , photo by Tim
     
  9. curl

    curl Well-Known Member

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    Apr 30, 2013
    Swell was 2 x the size a tad N , nirvana .
     
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  10. Manik

    Manik Well-Known Member

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    Dec 25, 2015
    Pics are awesome fellas, I haven't been out in forever, schedule is still nuts.
     
  11. CJsurf

    CJsurf Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2014
    Crowds yesterday afternoon were like July. Insane.
     
  12. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
    Yesterday was a solid chest hi morning. Unfortunately it was after an all day kill liver fest that i started off strong with a frozen Irish coffee. Felt like a fishing bouy out there, think i was burping for the first two hours. A lil mushy, never felt like i needed the shorty, felt pretty good on the 6'9 loehr fish. Small drift up north, crowded - sure. Still had some fun rides I could barely hang on, not one too memorable unfortunately. Also came close to the rocks several times, almost deserved if I did go thru on my plan to clear the lineup by barfing up everything i had the day before. Hoped for the hi king tide to carry on what was left this morning, but should've figured the leftovers were that evening - prior buddy's bday plans killed off that chance. Still hunting for a small surf trip out for next month or so
     
  13. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    Took all last week off work, so of course for the first time in years we get skunked for an entire week in April. Got my garden planted, driveway power washed, rebuilt a boat seat and ate a ton of fungi so it wasn't a total loss.

    Finally had some swell arrive Saturday night. Took the boat to a secluded spot and picked up my friend and board shaper along the way. The waves were kind of wonky and soft even at low tide. I was on the wrong board (5'8 Lost RNF Redux) but I still got a couple decent rides. After 3 hours of surf we took the boat and did some exploring in the salt marshes. Only had to get out and push us off sandbars 3 times :D.

    Got home and decided to grab a couple beers at the local pub. A couple turned into three, which turned into several more, and ended up with the wife and I passing out before we even ate dinner. Great little end to my staycation.
     
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  14. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    Hey everyone.
    Went out today in a heavy wind swell onshore. Occasionally it would line up about chest high and send you on one of those unpredictable rides that make it exciting( for me anyway).
    You know its a scrap decision when youre the only one in the water but it was worth about 8 to 10 waves in an hour .
    Went home and soft boiled some eggs with 2 pieces of toast and some onion rings. Bad decisions all day long that made it a great day!
     
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  15. CJsurf

    CJsurf Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2014
    Given the crowds observed this past weekend I'm guessing this summer is going to be a complete shitshow. Figure in two more weeks all of the college kids will be out and heading to the beach on top of everyone else. Dark days ahead.
     
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  16. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    So yesterday I was pleasantly surprised when the winds dropped off and we're very light on shore. Still a disorganized mess but not as choppy as yesterday as the day before. Took the completely wrong board and paid for it on a couple of bottom turns but you have to dance with the girl that brought you. The weather is beautiful down here in Central Florida warm sunny and the water is probably in the mid-70s. Forgot to take anything out for dinner for later so I stopped off at the local grocery store got some food from the deli
     
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  17. Manik

    Manik Well-Known Member

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    Dec 25, 2015
    Glad some of you guys have been scoring. I don't feel much like a surfer anymore. I'm turning into a bitter old fuck. Even when I actually get a chance, it's flat.
     
  18. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
    Finally had sumtin to ride bout it. Chopzilla but breaks were thi to waist+. I took the LB, but prolly could have taken a shiftier boart. Then again, wouldn't have had the couple rides down to shore on the second lull. got a handful of em in the lunch hour. Felt good, down to the rashguard and trunks
     
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  19. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
    Every once in a while, I turn on the Dick Dale Pandora station. Just seeing all the albums with surfers on the cover of compilation albums with the surf guitar tunes, I'm thinking to myself "man, they must've exploited the fuk out of the surf community in the 50's/60's." I don't think it's as bad as it is today, but if i lived in that generation and was already surfin i'm sure the kook level was a high 10 then. Just something to think about this summer with the influx of ppl...could be worse. I'm speculating of course
     
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  20. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    I see photos of my local beach back in the early 1900s, like 1920, and the beach is actually more packed than it is now. People right on top of each other. That said, there were far fewer access points and I think everyone hung out around the access.

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