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Never Ending Spring

Posted in Surfing with tags , , , on May 29, 2010 by crystalvoyager

Spring seems to last forever in Santa Barbara.  Most places in the world, that would probably be considered a good thing.  The temperature is good, flowers are out, not too many bugs.  But it Santa Barbara, the Spring has always been a bit painful for me.  We get a lot of wind which puts a damper on surfing,  paddling and boating.  Our water is the coldest it gets all year.  And it is long, often stretching from February until May or June .

Josh Farberow, Rincon Fall 2009

With the winter surf season over, the sheltered beaches of Santa Barbara are not due for a rideable swell until October.  The wait begins…