Northan California NOAA/CDIP Buyo Data

Notice: This is an old unsupported web page that may be discontinued at any time, the Improved Java Version of this map is available. Or, to view all the currently available resources, please navigate the site from the La Jolla Surfing main page. Notes: Maps of Southern…Read More »

Surfer’s Ear

I originally wrote this article for river paddlers. It seems that even though many paddlers suffer from this condition there is no global awareness about it. I don’t know if surfers are more aware of this, so I’m posting this copy:: DON’T…Read More »

Learning to Surf

A short tutorial on a long subject We were friends who rode the waves. The time we spent in our younger days, was all in fun. Oh the good times that we had! –Keola and Kapono Beamer Table of Contents Equipment. Finding…Read More »

Waves of Transformation

The relationship between Southern California’s geography and its post-World War II development generated cultural expressions not found in the rest of the country. Among the most interesting is the rise of a uniquely Californian “surf culture.” California’s geographical situation facing the Pacific–has…Read More »

Weather Products and Links

Latest LJ Surfing updates Buoymaps last generated locally: Sat May 9 07:40:01 PDT 2009 National Weather Service Forecast for San Diego County Coastal Areas, CA Issued by: NWS San Diego, CA Updated: 724 PM PST WED NOV 19 2008 Rest Of Tonight  Partly…Read More »

The Tao of Surfing

Here is a sermon I will be giving in Boston at First and Second Church in August. I thought it might be of some interest. Peace to all. James Very often the greatest truth and beauty are found in the midst of…Read More »

Southern California Buoy Data

This is a client-based imagemap – click on a buoy for more information…There is a more dynamic Java2 version of this page that contains more buoy information. Notes: Maps of California and Northern California are available. In addition, a Buoy Summary (Java) and Buoy ID list are available. The large blue-green circles…Read More »

Current Combined NOAA and CDIP Buoy Summary

Station data over 4 hours old (34) was found on the NOAA/NDBC server, buoy info is in grey where the stale data was encountered. NOAA/NWS buoys are shown in red, Canadian in yellow, and CDIP in green.  Move the pointer over the coloured bar for…Read More »