Day: January 16, 2023

“Bomb” swell arrives in Southern California spiking wave heights and drawing severe warnings from Surfline: “Bottom line is that it’s Very Dangerous at all areas so really think hard before you attempt a paddle out!” – BeachGrit
Surfing Mexico

“Bomb” swell arrives in Southern California spiking wave heights and drawing severe warnings from Surfline: “Bottom line is that it’s Very Dangerous at all areas so really think hard before you attempt a paddle out!” – BeachGrit

Get It! The “bomb” swell has arrived. Southern California surfers who, days ago, were in literal disbelief after World Surf League forecasting partner Surfline had predicted waves reaching never-before-seen heights across region are, right now, eating crow and/or drinking salt water. Blacks: 15 – 18 ft. Swamis: 8 – 12 ft. Huntington Beach Pier: 8 […]

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Surfing Mexico

The ‘Surf & Provision’ Cookbook Is Full of Surf-Inspired Recipes and Stories

James Bain’s “Surf & Provision” cookbook is chock full of great food and great stories. A few years ago, I ate the best meal I’ve ever eaten. It’s very likely, in fact, that when I’m on my death bed it will still be the best meal I’ve ever eaten. That’s because food isn’t only good because […]

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The story of Mexico’s surfing history is finally being told

The Baja coast has always had amazing waves. But as recently as the 1960s — when American surf culture took off — surfboards were a rare commodity in Ensenada. “It wasn’t like it is today where you see them everywhere,” said Ignacio Felix, one of Mexico’s surf pioneers in an interview in Spanish. “Every once […]

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Movies to Watch When All You Want Is a Beach Vacation
Surfing Mexico

Movies to Watch When All You Want Is a Beach Vacation

When the heat of summer has ebbed away and the cold, wet misery of winter has set in, we could all use an instant pick-me-up by escaping to the warmer waters of the movies. While thoughts of the beach in film may conjure up the fear of needing a bigger boat, these films are curated […]

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