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Posts Tagged ‘Solspot Q and A’

Hurricane Marie crushed a lot of our sandbars…how long will it take for them to recover?

Several People Asked: Hey Adam, ever since Hurricane Marie lit up Southern California a lot of sandbars have been trashed. How long will it take for them to recover? How long does it take for a spot to rebuild its sandbars?

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South Pacific Island Shadowing

South Pacific Island Shadowing

South Pacific Island Shadowing occurs for Southern California when we get SW swells that are coming in from a 205- to 220-degree swell angle. This shadowing process can greatly effect the size and consistency of a SW swell and is generally responsible for turning what should have been a great swell event into a mediocre (and sometimes very frustrating) one.

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Are you sure we won’t get swell from Henriette? It’s a cat 1 and growing…

Hurricane Henriette is moving through the East Pacific Tropics heading toward Hawaii…now that she has intensified will she send waves our way?

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I noticed the winds have been coming up pretty early in the North OC area. Is this just typical spring-type conditions?

Uburoi Asked: Hey Adam, I noticed the winds have been coming up pretty early – around 9 or so in the North OC area. Is this just typical spring-type conditions (not staying glassy for very long) or is it the heat in the inland and the sea breeze trying to cool it off? Do you [...]

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Why did that North Pacific storm, that was supposed to have swell hitting around New Year’s, crap out?

Why did that North Pacific storm, that was supposed to have swell hitting around New Year’s, crap out?

What happened to that North Pacific storm that was supposed to have swell hitting around New Year’s? It crapped out, obviously, but why?

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