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crescent
Posted 28 Mar 2010

Crescent Bay

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Usually playful wraps with an occasional sider on the south side of the beach. SWELL DIRECTION:W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 4’+ BEST TIDES: Mostly mid to high. SLOPE: Changes frequently BEST SEASON: Breaks all year. Best in the summer time. ACCESS/PARKING: Street parking BLACKBALL: Restricted to skimboarding zone during the summer months. COMMENTS: All… Continue »
ebay
Posted 28 Mar 2010

Emerald Bay

A big stretch of beach. Emerald Bay is a gated community, but once you get past the gate it’s a pretty fun break. Works always at high tide, and year ’round. Usually big powerful wraps are the most fun rides there. North on PCH, about 5 minutes north of downtown. It is in between Laguna Beach and Corona Del Mar…. Continue »
Victoria
Posted 28 Mar 2010

Victoria & Lagunita

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Anywhere from playfull to big wraps/liners. SWELL DIRECTION: W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 5’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE: Big souths result in the steepest slopes.  During the winter the slope is very flat. BEST SEASON: Breaks well in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. ACCESS/PARKING: Minimal… Continue »
sleepy hollow
Posted 28 Mar 2010

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is a great spot that is well known to a few but not to the masses. It breaks much like Thalia which is not surprising given that it is very nearby. There is a surf break on the outside which sometimes goes off, reeling right onto the shore where skimborders can pick off a few fun ones. It… Continue »
thalia
Posted 28 Mar 2010

Thalia Street

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Most comparable wave to the east coast in Laguna. Fun sized liners and wraps. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 4’+ BEST TIDES: Best during high tide. SLOPE: Medium slope during the summer, kind of flat besides that. BEST SEASON: Breaks year round if the sand is right.  Best in the summer…. Continue »
10th
Posted 27 Mar 2010

10th Street

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Anywhere from playfull to very powerful shorebreak.  There is a very fun sider on the south end that works in the Summer and Fall. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 6’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on swell size, if it’s bigger high tide is best, if it’s… Continue »
Aliso Skimboarding Spot
Posted 27 Mar 2010

Aliso

SKIM SPOT DETAILS  WAVE TYPE:  Anywhere from playfull to very powerful shorebreak.  Occasionally it will have a sider working at the south end. SWELL DIRECTION:  NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE:  1′ – 8’+ BEST TIDES:  Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE:  Usually there is a steep slope on at least one side of the beach. … Continue »
strands
Posted 26 Mar 2010

Strands

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Little whitewash reforms.  Occasionally there will be a weak sider on the south end of the beach. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 3’+ BEST TIDES: High tide. SLOPE: Usually there is a steep slope on at least one side of the beach.  Big souths result in the steepest slopes on the… Continue »
Sick Brah
Posted 10 Mar 2010

GoPro HD Video Test

This winter David Levin got his hands on a GoPro HD and decided to give it a test run in South Laguna one cloudy day. The waves weren’t exactly firing but as you can see from the smiles on the riders faces, everyone was having a good time. This is hopefully the first of many GoPro segments to come. If… Continue »