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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 United States of America

North America

Location: North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Geographic coordinates: 38° 0' N, 97° 0' W
Coastline km: 19,924 km km
Climate: Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January and February by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains
Terrain: Vast central plain, mountains in west, hills and low mountains in east; rugged mountains and broad river valleys in Alaska; rugged, volcanic topography in Hawaii
Elevation: lowest point: Death Valley -86 m highest point: Mount McKinley 6,194 m
Natural hazards: Tsunamis, volcanoes, and earthquake activity around Pacific Basin; hurricanes along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts; tornadoes in the midwest and southeast; mud slides in California; forest fires in the west; flooding; permafrost in northern Alaska, a major impediment to development
Currency: US dollar (USD)
Population: 295,734,134 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)
Capital: Washington, DC
Divisions: 50 states and 1 district*; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia*, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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Great Lakes 3 0
USA Hawaii 204 4
USA California 484 16
USA North West 96 4
USA North East 394 6
USA South East 269 6
USA Gulf Coast 91 4
Alaska 13 0
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Bayfront
By RandumbReasons
Dec 4, 2013
Randumb Reasons 12.2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNF4Vzm4wg4
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San Clemente Pier
By GromBomb
Aug 18, 2013
Fun - Well too small to shortboard, so I grabbed an old foamboard out of my garage and used that.  Really fun, vibe is great. Everyone is having a good time, no wave fighting, just good vibes.  Went surfing until 8 at night, best waves were at ni
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Bolinas
By Di2Pie
May 1, 2013
Nice day for and Incoming.. - Got there for the incoming tide (a few hours before high tide). I think I've discovered that I like it better than high or outgoing tide.  More waves in many spots and less crowding in the popular spots.&nb
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Pleasure Point
By peet
Nov 10, 2012
any day with swell - People, please start making an effort to get out of the way when people are up and riding waves.  This starts before the wave is 10 or 20 feet from you.  You should be able to tell long before the wave gets to you whether you should
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Trip: Family vacation in LA
By Pisco23
From Jul 12, 2012 to Aug 11, 2012
Family time, but maybe a few trips to the beach...
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Trip: Annual June Trip
By jaxon
From Jul 13, 2011 to Jul 19, 2011
June 16th had morning sickness bad (almost skipped it), but the wind just disappeared and it glassed off.  Turns out waves were waist to head and the tide was high enough to connect all the way to the inside. Summer crowd was there, but I was pa
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Trip: Spring Break Soul Surfing
By ccbridgman
From Feb 15, 2011 to Feb 15, 2011
A trip with me and one of my boys to surf our way up the east coast.
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Trip: Hawaii
By Alessia!
From Dec 9, 2009 to Jan 1, 2010
Oahu NS + Kauai + Maui = Heaven
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Trip: In the early morning rain ...
By DrC123
From Mar 2, 2009 to Mar 3, 2009
In the early morning rain from Topanga Point, Malibu to The Hollywood Sign! Overcast sky with red and gold streaks to the East and dark clouds to the West. Light offshore breeze flowing down through the canyons and bringing a definite chill to
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By clothbottom , 07-06-2011

Best Spot for surf - hey guys
can you tell me the best place to surf?

By Anonymous , 02-09-2008

manasquan, nj - 1 1/2 over head for next three weeks.

By rip_it87 , 16-11-2007

texas surfing - texas got acouple of great spots, how many of u surf around south padre or boca chica?

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