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by gabrielb » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:33 am

First time for 2018, 745-10am @ WB.

Solo session probably. A 15 minute drive, coastal conditions.
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by Slappy » Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:27 am

Must be epic conditions at WB this morning. Sad I slept in. Wind in the straight isn't dropping though and HB still 1.1m@5s might still be surfable at 2:00 when the tide is back down.

Isn't the spit surfable at high tide too Gabe?
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by Slappy » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:24 pm

Still holding 1.1m but down to 4 sec at noon.

Very likely surf in the sun at 2:00 at WB.
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by gabrielb » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:32 pm

720 was good, 1030am by left break. Still holding. Felt like 12 degrees.

Glassy all the way.

It was fun, but size was waist high with a few chest at the beginning.

Adam ,sup. 2 shortboarders and 1 longboarder.

Nice day to learn to surf with longboard if have any.

2 -430pm should be still good if over 1 m hb

Spit right side should be good if you know rocks, but over 14 ft tide now ... did not check that side as I was more getting small waves to get in shape... tired now.
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by C36 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:29 pm

gabrielb wrote:720 was good, 1030am by left break. Still holding. Felt like 12 degrees.

Glassy all the way.

It was fun, but size was waist high with a few chest at the beginning.

Adam ,sup. 2 shortboarders and 1 longboarder.

Nice day to learn to surf with longboard if have any.

2 -430pm should be still good if over 1 m hb

Spit right side should be good if you know rocks, but over 14 ft tide now ... did not check that side as I was more getting small waves to get in shape... tired now.


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Afternoon shift (3:20 pm until twilight) was similar. Fun for what it was (glassy, gentle, smooth, soft). Nice to have company (Slappy). Even paddled into one prone when Slappy and I traded boards. Awesome sunset! Strange how warm 4 degrees feels when the sun is out and there is no wind. Full day of HB 1m+ at 4 seconds+ - odd that.

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by Slappy » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:40 pm

Had a great afternoon at Wreck today with David. Sunny, glassy, knee high waves, toasty warm in my 6/5 (David was out there without gloves, dunno how he does it).

Beautiful sunset and fun little waves.

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by squared » Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:51 pm

Looks pretty good! I slept in and wrote it off as a result.. but looks like I missed out!
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by Michael » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:55 am

Looks fun!
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by gabrielb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:52 am

Slappy, great video! as always. Good exercise for bigger days. You had no issues with your board. Sad size was not there, next time.

May have to bring a leash for Thursday ...

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by gabrielb » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:23 pm

looks good. forecast has not moved ... tide is too high before and after. Friday is a few knots lower, I'll skip Friday. But by next Tuesday there is another SE session, a local surf session once a week is not bad at all (SE-NW-SE-SE).

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