Little Waves, Big Beauty

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Little Waves, Big Beauty
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Source: Tom Modugno of Goleta Surfing

Surf in Goleta has been pretty minimal, so we dug up some pictures from a few months ago of a pretty little morning session. 

We took a leisurely stroll out to Plover Point to catch a few waves and enjoy the beginning of a new day.

We were between swells, but we figured there would be something to surf. And if not, a great morning for a walk.

As a wise man said before the Internet was invented, "You don't know until you go"...

Sands had some rare sets and a very small crowd.

And a slight offshore made the conditions ideal.

And a handful of folks were enjoying clean but very shallow take offs at the point. 

Some little lines were holding their shape down into the cove, if you had a long enough board.

Nothing to write home about, but better than a sharp stick in the eye...

Which is why we didn't post these photos months ago... But, the underlying theme of all these photos is, we live in a Beautiful Place! Surf, or no surf.

So we braved the mellow crowd, caught a few little peelers and were about to leave when...

This silhouette caught my eye.

Someone was doing beautiful things with these marginal little waves.

Giving me a reason to stick around a little longer.

It was Sierra Emrick, a fine young surfer that we have run into out here before.

And she was having a good old time goofing on these little waves.

Female longboarders have such elegant style. We always enjoy watching them. 

Just another amazing morning in good old Goleta. 


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a-1560023116 Jun 08, 2019 12:45 PM
Little Waves, Big Beauty

Really enjoyed this "set." Especially like the Canada geese at the end. Lovely.

EastBeach Jun 09, 2019 12:58 PM
Little Waves, Big Beauty

Devereux is such a cool place to hang. The Geese have hanging out in the North Campus Open Space lately. They look so big when they get out of the water.

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