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Re: Fin design and sailboat keels?
Cavitation, the formation of bubbles from water vapor or dissolved gases due to extremely low pressures, in essence boiling the water, does not happen around surfboard fins. There's not a low enough ...
by swap_v
Re: Surf in Turks and Caicos?
Yeah there is surf there. I have a good friend who's wife goes every year for research purposes and spends about a month (I'll find out what island tomorrow). He surfed there once on a borrowed board ...
by LilCindy
Re: Lakesurf.com
... I mean. Wind rarely comes from the same direction in a steady stream...anemometer data tracks this wind parameter. Many things cause ...
by LilCindy
Crazy Joe rides again
OK, so I don’t write too much. After visiting with the boys at the Harbor entrance Friday night, I received a call from my friend Steve from Santa Cruz. He said Pleasure Point was 8-10 in front of ...
by MANAX99
Cold..polypro- Goretex
Since we spoke, I think he understands what I meant about my legs getting some frostbite. I have had polypropeleyne rash guard and socks for some time. Anyway, while I was stuck in New York and house ...
by MANAX99
Oahu Sesh Report - 6/10
O'ahu, south shore 6:30-8:30 am wind - almost none! set waves - waist to chest high I woke early and halfway thought of going down to Lighthouse so I could drop in on Neal's nemesis ... lol ... Naw, ...
by Linay
Re: New shark attack data
if you were a shark, would you feed in waters frequented by the likes of neon and BK? surfgeo http://www.surfgeo.com 'ahhh - welcome to the party - we're all just pickels in the wind!' -jo jo gunn
by ETTREK
Re: Why does hot air not move cold water??
Uhmm.... I had a crazy idea about that.... and I followed it up. Have a look at http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/Maps/WestGL.shtml Uh huh. It's not the water temperature so much as it is the fetch: how far ...
by El Shatan
WSD- Trestles
WSD 2001 an extended version; Friday 20th Met up with Tom K at the power plant in Carlsbad and joined started the tour. I was, and still am enamored by the surf culture of southern California. We ...
by callisto601
Its weird
i am thinking about this coming world surf day on sunday. i am considering going out for the first time in quite a long time. i went and got out my 4/3 wetsuit and gloves and 7ml booties. it's weird. ...
by El Shatan
Re: Oahu Session Report 1.13.01
Very nice photo as well, I love the colors and the lava in the foreground. And it's another 1-armed Bud shot! What a bummer... especially after all the effort to protect it from people dropping in. ...
by Mortac
Time Out :-(
A cold sharp wind came over the wave and I just barely turned my head the wrong way. That was last week. It took four days before I had to admit the pain and lumpy neck was more than a passing ...
by Keermalec
Re: Santa Cruz Surf Report 7/13- alt.surfing hookup
Nice shots there Lloyd! As soon as you yelled to me and held up the camera, I started flailing like a kook chasing waves with riders already on them or missing waves or picking off closeouts. It was ...
by swap_v
Re: An Ocean Beach kinda day
... had fun today. I surfed Linda Mar around high tide on the outgoing and it was surprisingly good for wind swell- chest-head. The lefts during the outgoing in front of the creek ...
by sweetnpinky17
Surf Report NJ 5/10
The waves were going off; OVERhead, powerful long period groundswell lines, offshore wind at 5-10mph, doesnt get too much more fun. That's all ya need to know. Btw, work was a breeze today! ;-) ...
by Brent
Re: Surf in Thailand????
... t. The waves had faces of shoulder to head height and it was pretty choppy as well. It is basically wind driven waves and ...
by Linay
Kauai (sorta long)
Just returned from my first visit to Kauai. I was in Hanalei all of five minutes before I ran into former New Break/Sunset Cliffs local Tom Lockwood. He has been living in Hanalei for over twenty ...
by chadnezzzz
The S Word - Erin RIP
Erin was pronounced dead today by forecaster Avila. Serial storm killer Wind Shear took another victim. Shear has struck repeatedly this year across the globe. No ocean basin has been secure.
by freelanserboy
Re: 29/4 Trestles pix
Arggg! (That's my 'I'm surfing crappy waves' cry) Nice photos there Ben, looks like a great day! Sob! Andy (back to my wind swell)
by LilCindy
Re: Hypothermia Detection?
Bro... 40 mph, zero wind chill, fresh water wind swell,violent shivering,getting sick after a sesh...thicker equipment is not the answer! MOVE!!! (I know you're working on it)...;-) Clues that I have ...
by fifngoopdikga
Re: Surfer Madness
As you no doubt know, Bruce, you can surf with snow on the ground in Rhode Island too! I've always found it kind of trippy to be out there after trudging across a snowy beach, and looking back at ...
by Cinereaopticue
Israel: 18/2/01
Today was a beautiful day. The waves were GREAT, the sun was shining, the crowds were mellow and I had a great time. At first I wasn't going to go to the beach because the net data showed that the ...
by Cinereaopticue
Re: Rod Rodgers on Oahu (not a roadshow)
PD, Sounds great! Since I know my job prospects are going to be in your area or here, see you soon. Mini Report here: Prospects today for waist high at State Line. Air:19F, Water 32F or so. Winds out ...
by calmfury
Re: Even more pix from Costa Rica
and then sped down the line and got totaly barreled... wind made it hard to catch... Bro, you are getting me pumped! I am leaving for 12 days of surf in and around Tamarindo and Manual Antonio on May ...
by FreeOnlineGames
Re: Putsborough Surf Report 13/4/01
... ts......plus gloves.......plus hood. :-) Actually it felt cold last weekend because of the easterly wind. Provided the air temperature picks up it shouldn't be too bad ...
by trapdoor
Re: Classic sigs for ASHub
... y there, ma'am surfgeo http://www.surfgeo.com 'welcome to the party - we're all just pickels in the wind!' -jo jo ...
by Bluewolf027
Rhode island monday a.m.
It wasn't bad despite the howling 35kt. NW (off-sideshore) wind at Pt. Judith. The tide was too high and there was a big chop on the waves, but head-high sets were coming in every 5 minutes or so. ...
by FreeOnlineGames
Wave generation and size
Does any kind person have a simple explanation for the following? If you look at wave prediction maps, one notices that the biggest wave areas appear in the form of blobs. That is ten foot plus waves ...
by ETTREK
Re: Looking for someone who has info on wavepools
real surfers surfing in wave pools is like tiger woods playing putt-putt. wrote: surfgeo http://www.surfgeo.com 'welcome to the party - we're all just pickels in the wind!' -jo jo gunn
by Orson_Cart
Re: A Time To Sacrafice
I've been watching that and drooling for a few days. But one swell does not an early autumn make. It's still mid-August. The Rangers aren't officially out of the pennant race yet (about 3 or 4 days ...
by swill321
Spilling the beans...
Tom Tweed revealed someone's Nickname: There are many in this distinguished club. We even have our own groupies. I am very familiar with the the phenomena having observed it first hand.In fact during ...
by David Winkee
Re: Looking for surf reports - Isla Navidad, baja
Hope your buddy has his Instrument Rating (fog...etc.) and can land in a strong sideshore wind (crab). Check the plane for stowaway mice. The wave at Open Doors is a fun barrel... kiddie pool version ...
by grofvuri
Re: Alaskss Violent Seas
I saw this footage in a program on cable (Travel Channel maybe???) called The World's Most Dangerous Places, or Most Dangerous Jobs, something like that. They featured the same boat, the Amber Dawn, ...
by DS_84
The Sap was running
I took a short jog along the beach this gorgeous Spring morning (thus the subject) to test my wind after my recent severe cold, and warm up before my Semiweekly deathmatch racquetball game against ...
by callisto601
And on the 14th day...
i got barreled again. that's right, 14 straight days of overhead surf. the smallest it has been here in the south bay of LA county was last saturday when it was head high with sneaker closeout sets. ...
by Terragen
Rhode island report, thurs.
Here in New England, USA we have a fun-sized ground swell coming in from an ocean storm situated N of Bermuda. Size is a little overhead on the sets right now, forecast to increase until tonight, and ...
by swill321
Re: Bad Winter--Surf Thaw in San C Pics...
Craig pandered: I was in Chitown in Feb....once. 18 inches of snow and wind off the Lake gusting to 45 mph. Windchills in the minus teens zone. Colder than a witch's ***** in a brass bra soaked in ...
by MANAX99
FINALLY! Good surf!
The surf has finally picked up down here on the Gold Coast in Australia. It is normally 3-4ft or 4-6ft on other beaches but today at the beaches that were 3-4ft normally, it was 12-16ft! There is a ...
by Mortac

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