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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, 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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Zones

Zones (9) Surf Spots Sub zones
USA Others 1 0
Great Lakes 3 0
USA Hawaii 209 4
USA California 503 16
USA North West 98 4
USA North East 398 6
USA South East 269 6
USA Gulf Coast 91 4
Alaska 13 0

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 Last surf sessions

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4 Mile
By Pisco23
Aug 1, 2017
bigger - Same as yesterday but a big bigger.  On set waves the wave face was about head high... kelp beds keep it clean despite the wind.   Beautiful setting, and seals swimming around.  try not to think of the other wildlife down there.
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4 Mile
By Pisco23
Jul 31, 2017
Fun fun fun - Session was fun, no more than 8 out, lots of room as the peak moves around a lot, depending on the reflection from the point.   Some waves pick and curl from the point, others closed out leaving nice reforms for those further down the point. &nb
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Topanga Point
By Pisco23
Jul 20, 2017
Fun in the sun - really didn't need a wet suit, let alone my thermobombflash 4/3 thing... but will need this up north, so needs must.  Nice friendly vibe in the water - being fat and unfit I stayed away from the main point, but still had some relly fun walls
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Latigo Point
By Pisco23
Jul 20, 2017
left point - Nice first time out at the spot.  There we about 10 people out when I parked, but by the time I had my westuit on, walked up the beach and paddled out (its a medium length paddle) there was just one guy out.  A boat load of grom showed up,
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Seaman Spit
By Bigfathonu
May 24, 2017
2 days of strong winds and surf - May 23 and 24 a strong front moved through with 35-50 mph winds. Started out of the SW on Tuesday and then moved W and NW on Wednesday. Got a late 60 min session in on Tuesday night in 30-35mph winds, crazy hard to stay standing and in the takeoff
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 Last surf trips

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Trip: USA 17
By Pisco23
From Jul 14, 2017 to Aug 13, 2017
South, then North, then South, then, er... North again..
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Trip: Christian Surfers OBX Camp Out
By jgalura
From Oct 9, 2015 to Oct 12, 2015

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Trip: California Dreaming
By Pisco23
From Jul 10, 2014 to Aug 18, 2014
6 weeks in Cali in summer - may be flat the whole time...
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Trip: Satellite Strike Mission
By jgalura
From Feb 5, 2015 to Feb 5, 2014
Big North East Swell
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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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By clothbottom , 07-06-2011

Best Spot for surf - hey guys
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