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Latitude: 34° 22.382' N
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go south on 101 and turn of on rincon exit, a parking lot available, walkdown path, drops you at lower point. easy access gets very crowded when good. longboarder classic spot
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Rincon Point
Wave qualityWorld Class
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionNorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
parking: parking lot not on highway
nice people if you're nice, don't hog the waves and learn your surf etiquette before surfing here
ultra fun but gets very crowded
By Anonymous , 13-06-2009
Rainbro Speedo Enthusiast - Yes, I do happen have a tip or two for you on the matter of thong wedgeys. First off you want to buy a bottle of olive oil and a good sturdy roll of electrical tape and if you're really nuts a spool of copper wire. I leave the the thinking up to you big boy.
By Anonymous , 09-01-2009
Capas - Carp owns this break. Santa Barbarans are by no means locals. I learned my lesson the hard way. WC Tom
By Anonymous , 31-12-2008
rincon shmincon - Yeah bros, I pretty much dominate the line up at the lovely lady we locs refer to as refugio. Oh, is this about rincon, sorry. P.S. Does anyone have tips on how not to get thong wedgy while frolicking in the shorebreak ? Thanks .
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