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Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

Louisville, Kentucky
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Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

My girlfriend and I will be in Rincon for the first time in Mid - August (been to PR many times but never the west coast). We will be there for a day or two to sur. She is a beginner (just got up on a board for the first time in costa rica) and I am beginner/intermediate (surfed Florida, North Carolina, Costa Rica, Thailand).

Which beach in Rincon will have good waves for us to surf? Any recommendations on lodging on said beach, etc., where to rent surf boards, any info you can give me is appreciated.

Thanks! AS

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1. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

that could be a tough one, surf season is really in the winter. You might not have very good waves, its a crap shoot that time of year.

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2. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

Ok, so it probably will be flat. Any other places on the island that will have surf? North Coast maybe? Isabella?

Thanks so much,

AS

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3. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

Like surfnh said it is really a crapshoot that time of year. Your best chance for getting any waves at that time would be a hurricane swell, though those would be fairly large for any beginner. I have heard that the southeast coast has some spots that can break in the summer and will be a little more consistent that any waves on the nort/west coast, but even that is not a guarantee.

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4. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

honestly, we might get better waves in NH in August....some of the hurricane swells are a blast, and the leftovers are fine for beginners. Come on up here, just bring the wet suit! :)

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5. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

Cool...what is NH? What beach would you recommend staying at? Thanks!

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6. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

Ohhh, New Hampshire. don't think so but thanks, haha.

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7. Re: Which beach for beg/interm. surfers in mid August?

yep, a little cooler up here, But, we've got a great break to learn on. Sandy bottom, waves roll in very easily, ....much better for a beginner as oppsed to dodging coral and urchins, ehhh?

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