Surfers Guide to Dealing with Rain

My good buddy Ray Joyce was kind enough to provide me some of his amazing surfing images for Visit Southern California. Ray and I know each other ever since I registered my girls in West Valley Girls Softball years ago and I run into him at my home break when the surf gets bigger. Usually anything over 3 feet can be considered bigger here in So Cal. We experienced a bit of a surf drought from November 2016 to the first week of 2017 and then BOOM! Every week since it has been at least a few days out of the week where we had surf heights of 3–4 and even 5–8 feet with some 10 foot waves rolling through the region. Problem is we have also had an abundance of rain to go along with this surf and if you are a local to So Cal or a long time resident you know one thing… More