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Latitude: 33° 33.205' N
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Its pretty hard to find, between Newport Coast and Laguna Beach. Scotchman's Cove lies within the Crystal Cove State Park
DistanceIn the city
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movement
If you are not that familar with the area, be aware. This place is super localized. So if your gonna paddle out, dont bring more than one friend, keep to yourself, and rip.
With the right swell and tide, this place goes off. It has to be a Huge S swell for this place to work. Sucks up super hard on the reef and just dumps. really hollow and bowly too. fun.
best spots ive seen in OC
By elportonverde , 14-03-2012
Quinn is in Nicaragua now... - Hey Scotchy's locals, Quinn who surfed there for over twenty years, is now relocated to Nicaragua. If you want an awesome vacation/surf trip get in touch with me and I'll hook you up!
By Anonymous , 15-01-2012
Beware of car break-ins - There has been many vehicle break ins recently at this parking area. These guys that are hitting the cars are pros.
They are in and out of your car in less than 1 minute and leave no signs of breaking in. Cash and credit cards are taken but they leave the wallets. Cards are used within minutes. Small valuable items are taken too.
Watch out! Report all break-ins to the State park rangers.
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