California Surfing Report - Mid Feb 2014. We had a great stretch of conditions in January and we are back to average surf. Some decent waves scattered about at times and I am sure some good surf is ahead before the winter season is over.
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It’s six foot and perfect. Long clean rides, offshore winds, no crowds. Great day for California surfing. Then I wake up. That was last week, and today it’s overcast, small, and blown out. It’s all a part of the experience.
Some days are bad. Some are great. You can read about mine here. I’ve been surfing here in Northern (or “Central” for you absolutists) California for twelve years. I now live in Pacifica, just south of San Francisco. The site focus is San Franciso Bay Area but includes other areas as well. Check out my pictures, videos, and blog.
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- A guide to the popular surf spots in California. Descriptions of surf, tips, lodging recommendations, and pics
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- The history of surfing in California goes back more than 100 years.
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- Here are some former surf spots that died at the hands of man. Killer Dana, Stanley’s Reef, and Corona del Mar. Progress has it’s casualities.
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- There were a grand total of 108 reported shark attacks of California during the entire 20th century. Of those, only 12 were fatal.
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- Dangers of Surfing – Sharks, drownings, crowds, sandbars, and other nasties.
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