Newport Beach

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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Cylinders

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Powerful right to left liners and wraps. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 8’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE: Usually steep, but can occasionally be flat. BEST SEASON: Breaks year round.  Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the summer and even… Continue »
Smallface
Posted 30 Apr 2010

Balboa Pier

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Anywhere from playfull to very powerful shorebreak.  Very fun liners when there is wind-swell. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 8’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE: Usually steep. BEST SEASON: Breaks year round.  Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the summer… Continue »
wedge
Posted 30 Apr 2010

The Wedge

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Always powerful.  Wraps and a large sider. SWELL DIRECTION: SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 12’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Usually best at mid tide. SLOPE: Usually steep but if there’s a large NW wind-swell the slope can become flat. BEST SEASON: Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the… Continue »