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Latitude: 37° 49.852' N
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It's situated at the end of Rodeo Canyon and located on the Cronkite Army base.
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this wave actually varies between sloppy and fun. can occasionally get really good, but its truly a mystery how to predict when that happens. it is one of the closest spots to SF for south swells, since OB doesn't pick those up too well. also has a little more wind protection then OB.
By Anonymous , 01-06-2010
Worst wave around - Cron isn't even a real surf spot. It is a stupid close-out that get D- contions when OB is A+. I started surfing there in 1985 because I had no other options, and still had regretable sessions out there until about 10 years ago when I figured I should cut my loses. Awful wave, and south Marin surfers are 95% rich-boy, no-count wankers. The locals are like battered women that just can't seem to get away from there horrible wife-beating husbands so they keep returning to that shitty wave.
It's a freezing cold, windy, junky close-out that breaks about 20' off an ugly beach. Anywhere is better than Cronkite. The place is a joke.
By 707westy , 30-01-2010
Chronny - No there is not too much localism, just give up a few if you're hoggin' or what not. This place really is not that good anyway. I know the description says it picks up more south than OB but that isn't true and it's just as crowded as Kelly's(very north OB) on on a south swell. Usually just a short dumpy wave, enjoy a hike and give up a few waves if visitting and you'll be stoked. I live in Sonoma County and no one drives south to get here unless they've taken the family somewhere and then just for fun. Smiles :)
By Carcharodon"Forty"Carcharias-Cronkite , 26-08-2009
RIP Walter Cronkite, the former greatest news anchor. - My Papi used to tell me, "Son you will weigh-in at approx. 40hundred lbs. one day, & then you will become the world's greatest news anchor!" That's how I got my nickname, & now that I am indeed all that here's the latest-breaking "Forty" news:
I may live under your roof, but as long your@Rodeo.beach you're living under my rules, any questions?
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