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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by pinhead » Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:42 pm

steve shearer wrote:
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mornings are better for crowds.
it's a euro type vibe for that.

less kooks early.

give me a Pm if you like and I'll give you a tailored forecast.
tailored to minimize crowds, maximise tidal phases.
Yes please. If I can get the trip approved by the committee, I would much appreciate that.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:01 am

Brine brothers doing what brine brothers do, brings a tear to Loofy's eyes.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:56 am

Speaking of which, what's the surf like around the end of March down your way offy?
Thinking of heading to the banks.
What sort of wettie will I need?

We were planning a ski trip but the quarantine requirements are pretty restrictive.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:37 am

Hey boo, Outer Banks will be considerably cooler than farther south down here. I'll be in a 3-2 or a spring suit.
3-2 or 4-3 for the Banks.
March can be mercurial, anything from strong nor'easters to gentle southerlies and just about everything in between.
If a big cold front blasts offshore, the Banks catch more of that north swell than we do.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:54 pm

You'll be in a springie?
Might have to drive a bit further.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:07 pm

As I'm sure you know, the warm Gulf Stream veers sharply seaward at Cape Hatteras, it meets the cold Labrador Current coming down from the north. Water is significantly chillier there than here.
Outer Banks have more powerful surf though due to its far smaller continental shelf.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Lucky Al » Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:20 pm

decisions, decisions, alakaboo! what shall we do?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:30 pm

go the outer banks.

what about sailing a sharpie in Chesapeake Bay Boo?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:10 am

Looks grand Steve, perhaps in spring.
Annapolis is a pretty rad little sailing town, lots of hipster cafes and serious money.

I need a new wettie, wherever we go

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:55 am

Back zip or chest zip?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:16 pm

I was actually thinking zipless.

I prefer chest zip on spring suits and back zip on steamers, but mainly because o'neill suits fit me best.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:26 pm

got your paddling arms ready Pinhead?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by pinhead » Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:31 pm

steve shearer wrote:
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got your paddling arms ready Pinhead?
As ready as a they can be attached to an inner city cube monkey. Swell outlook is glorious what about the wind?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:40 pm

it'll be fine.

leave the epoxy lightweights at home.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:36 pm

Some clip called “The Scrubber” with Tom Curren now. He still looks pretty great
marauding mullet wrote:
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:05 pm

How good was the intro Thud? None of that walking through the airport driving along in your rental car shit that every other surf film wastes five minutes of your life with
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Waist high grovel, mostly shutting down.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:44 pm

That was a hoot. Watched for a second time tonight. It's actually funnier the second time. It's so off the wall on the first viewing.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:52 am

godsavethequeen wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:05 pm
How good was the intro Thud? None of that walking through the airport driving along in your rental car shit that every other surf film wastes five minutes of your life with
The Wheel of Fortune stuff? Bit of a laugh.
marauding mullet wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:57 pm

….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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