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Beginner Surfer July/August Kauai« on: April 29 2008 17:04:00 »
Aloha! I'm going to be in Kauai in July/August and will be taking my first surf lessons. I want to stay near a beach where I can practice every day - but I'm getting conflicting answers for where would be a good place during this time. Some places say north shore/hanalei is good, others say it would be too flat; vice versa on the south side - some say too big of waves, others say its perfect. A little help please?
RE: Beginner Surfer July/August Kauai« Reply #1 on: April 30 2008 03:04:00 »
The north shore will likely be flat, you may get lucky and get a swell, but it is not something to count on. South shore is where the action will be. Lemon Drops is the easiest wave on the south shore that I can think of. There are other beginner spots, but I am not familiar with them. If the north shore is breaking, hit up Pine Trees in Hanalei Bay, a fun wave.
RE: Beginner Surfer July/August Kauai« Reply #2 on: March 07 2011 21:03:00 »
Don't start at all. Seriously it's crowded and dangerous and it's dangerous because of the crowds and the crowds are mostly beginner cooks....do you wanna be part of the problem? Maybe you gave up already as it's an old post so this advice can be for anyone else with the crazy idea that starting to surf is cool or some such b/s.