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Topic: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

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Mick

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RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« on: May 21 2007 08:05:00 »

Along New Hampshire and Maine's coastline there is surf to be had.  However, the water is cold and surf can be few and far between.  Check out www.cinnamonrainbows.com for surf cams and www.wetsand.com for pretty good forecasts.

By:

Rachel

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #1 on: June 20 2007 15:06:00 »

where is the SECRET SPOT in little compton. i really want to know. im 13 and well i live for huge waves.... if anyone could help me it would be sooo great.

By:

kelsey

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #2 on: July 18 2007 10:07:00 »

if you go to the lower cape, bring your wettie! you'll need it. good waves for a beginner; that's where i learned. rhode island has warmer water, and at certain beaches there is VERY little seaweed. average of 1-3 ft but keep an eye out for the swells :) they can be pretty big

By:

Etto

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #3 on: October 29 2007 00:10:00 »

Yup, there's def surf within an hour of Boston.

There're beach breaks in both Hull and, even better Scituate.

Look up Nor'easter surf shop in Scituate for boards...they've got a daily surf report hotline to let you know whats up too.

If its flat here, there's always both RI AND NH (Hampton beach).
-E

By:

NJ

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #4 on: January 03 2008 06:01:00 »

I live and surf in RI and when it gets big here your not going to catch a lot because the locals wait for these days all year, especially in september and november when surf is the best. I live about 5 minutes from a break that rhymes with smuggles and surf it even when its breaking right off the point. It is very consistent. Come during the winter with a 6/5/4 mm wetsuit and just ask local surfers (not guys on bics) where all the spots are and do not drop in on any of them or you can leave the water because we really don't appreciate massholes, especially when the waves are good. And if you do find Ruggles I dare you to ride a longboard.

PS: Feel free to drop in on any bics you see.

By:

NJ

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #5 on: January 03 2008 06:01:00 »

There is surf in all of new england. The cape probably being the most consistent. There are some nice points in northern mass and the small coastline of NH. There is also some good beachbreaks in Maine and if you are looking for some mysto breaks go far north in maine. There are a lot of points and slabs once you get past Portland. I've travelled up there and seen them myself and its heavy because the continental shelf is right off the coast. But there is freezing water even in the summer.

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Ruggles Rat

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #6 on: January 03 2008 11:01:00 »

Just discovered this site, and only have a few comments: You're from Jersey, STAY IN JERSEY (Beachbreak bungholioes don't know how to surf big points!), Massatwoshits locals, STAY IN HOMOROCK (Cape has wonderful close-outs, and go suck a gaper! No, not a Goosewing barrel, but a juicy long-necked clam (you're probably good at that, clam-smacker!). Why don't you make some decals with 'globalsurf', so I only flatten their tires? YES , Rhody is SACRED, much like Cannon Beach, Velzyland, Mauritius, etc. Expect NOT to be treated with royalty!

By:

Trigger happy

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #7 on: January 04 2008 01:01:00 »

Come to the North Shore with your atittude and prepare to get worked more then Tom's anis.

By:

Ruggles Rat

RE: is there surf on the east coast.....around boston?

« Reply #8 on: January 04 2008 16:01:00 »

Oh, Tigger too! Enuf' badboy Jamaica Plain, southside Johnny (ain't got his gun!), boogie woogie boy from Company dildo Oz! You talkin' about North Shore, Beantown? I own it! Headed Wentworth Institute's experimental surf prototype in 77'; first hollow surfboard from blown nitrogen; weighed 4 lbs. for a 5'11' twinnie (won ESA contests for 3 years); got ripped off by T.I. patent; same mo-fo's also ripped hydrogen-cooled carbuerator by Janet Guthrie in 81' Mustang getting 75 mpg!!! There was NO reason for global warming and planetary death!


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