Laguna Beach

Three Arch
Posted 19 Apr 2010

Three Arch Bay

There are three different spots to hit. The south side of the beach, “middles”, and the north side of the beach. It works at both low and high tides and is a super fun break at a really high tide with a nice swell. Its a gated community, but once you get past it, the beach is killer. I highly… Continue »
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 »