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Easter Sunday at Mavericks

This Sunday had some epic surf, from Santa Cruz all the way up to Half Moon Bay and even further North. The coast was cloaked in a patchy low layer of fog that seemed to recede and then fill back in Sunday morning, making a surf check next to impossible. That didn’t stop a dedicated […]

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    It was an epic Sunday in and around Santa Cruz, including Mavericks in Half Moon Bay. See more photos from Sunday here. Surfers: (Left to right) Patrick Shaughnessy, Savannah Shaughnessy, Colin Dwyer, Tyler Conroy. Photo: Kenan Chan

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Saturday shred in Santa Cruz

Sometimes you just have to get lucky and be in the right place at the right time. This was the case for this small crew of locals. Some of the surfers included: Pat Farley, Brian Kilpatrick, and Jack Conti to name few. Photos: Kookson / e-mail: kookson@aol.com

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Sunny Thursday at The Lane

As the tide slowly dropped on Thursday, a handful of talented locals hopped in at The Lane for small but sunny session. Some of the people out included: Ben Coffey, Richie Schmidt, and Carlos Carpenter to name a few. Photos: Matt Snow / @tradersnow For all photo inquiries: mattclarksnow@gmail.com

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Taking the plunge…

Check out the full gallery of today’s action here: http://bit.ly/1iuMT3B

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Groms across the world. photo: Patrick Bremser

On the other side of the planet, Groms still group under canopies with their surf instructor next to grafittied surf shops. Not so different to good ol’ Santa Cruz. And yes, the guy under the blue canopy is doing a little finishing sanding on someones 6’2″ thruster. For more from this gallery: http://bit.ly/1hOZlfS photo: Patrick […]

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Anders Cochran slashing into summer. Photo: Kookson

View more photos from this session here: http://bit.ly/1iPOUUA

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Saturday and Sunday on the eastside. Photos: Kookson

It’s starting to feel a lot like summer with warmer temps and signs of south swells. Photos: Kookson

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Whimbrels At The Beach

A few Whimbrels  (Numenius phaeopus) along the shore Sunday morning. See more photos from Sunday morning by clicking here. Photo: Kenan Chan

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Sunday Morning

Woke up Sunday morning to grey and cloudy weather and immediately hit the snooze button. My alarm went off again ten minutes later and I pried myself out of bed to meet up with a couple friends to see what waves we could find. I did the obligatory Surfline check, only to find most of […]

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Saturday morning at The Lane. Photo: T.Fox

Saturday morning saw chest high set and glassy conditions at Steamer Lane.  Surfers included: Mike Salcedo among others. Photos: T.Fox

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Mid week on the westside. Photo: Kookson

Wednesday around the westside.  Some of the surfer included: Willie Eagleton, Wyatt Barrabee, Randy Bonds, and Wilem Banks to name  a few. Photos: Kookson

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Jamie Nelson tucks in. Photo: Matt Snow / @tradersnow

Check out the full gallery from this session here: http://bit.ly/1ktBUuB

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Lowtide session at the Lane

With a combo swell in the water, and spring breakers back in school, the lane offered up plenty of waves to go around for everyone this week. Here is a collection of photos from the early afternoon session that went down before the fog rolled back in and blanketed the entire Santa Cruz coast. Some […]

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Mid-morning session on the North Coast

With spring-like conditions and the summer fog beginning its inevitable return, there have still been pockets of nice waves and weather for those who know when and where to look. Here is a gallery of one of those sessions that went down on Wednesday, north of town. Photos: Matt Snow / @tradersnow For purchase inquiries, […]

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Ducking through the chandelier… Photo: Matt Snow / @tradersnow

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