Perfect Wavestorm

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Perfect Wavestorm
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By Tom Modugno of Goleta Surfing

January 2021 brought waves on top of waves for weeks straight.

And while we did get some decent rainfall at the end of the month, most of January was fine weather and clean conditions.

Clean conditions, solid surf and nobody going to school or work made for a perfect storm of sorts.

A Wavestorm, if you will. Thousands of surfers of all shapes, sizes and abilities rushing to the beaches to score some of the California Dream, many of them with the new board of choice, from Costco.

Making the Drop In as common as a cutback. 

Most every spot was crowded, most every day.

And folks from all around the state seemed to want to surf good old Goleta.

The irony was that all the swells that were pounding Central and Southern California were just barely creeping into the Santa Barbara Channel. Making the whole thing much ado about not much at all.

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SBsurfer77 Feb 20, 2021 07:22 PM
Perfect Wavestorm

January had an unreal run of swell! My back still hurts! I was hoping for more pics of all the epic waves we had vs pics of wavestorms.

Voice of Reason Feb 20, 2021 01:15 PM
Perfect Wavestorm

Surfing sucks, don’t try it.

Basicinfo805 Feb 20, 2021 12:10 PM
Perfect Wavestorm

A heck of a lot of waves tats for sure. One swell after another. Dang, why are there so many people in the water!? Don't people around here even work?

Thanks Tom : )

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