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Surf lessons - Pacifica or Huntington beach area?

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Surf lessons - Pacifica or Huntington beach area?

My two 8 year olds would like to try surfing while in California. Can anyone recommend a place where they give good lessons to kids, either in Pacifica or Huntington beach/ Newport beach area? Which is the better place to surf?

Edited: 13 June 2012, 17:41
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1. Re: Surf lessons - Pacifica or Huntington beach area?

The water will be warmer in Southern California, so I'd go with that. I can't give any specific reccomendations, but HB is a popular surf area, there should be plenty of options.

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2. Re: Surf lessons - Pacifica or Huntington beach area?

Huntington Beach is a surfing community and the surf can get big and water temperatures only get up in the mid 60f or 18.5c even in the summers. So your two 8 year olds should be strong swimmers. Early in the morning take them out on the HB pier to watch the locals surf for a bit. Not sure when you will be there, but the US Open of surfing is coming up July 28th - August 5th in HB. http://www.usopenofsurfing.com/

Here are some sights that might help you find lessons in the HB area.

http://goo.gl/maps/BfSJ

Have a great time!!

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3. Re: Surf lessons - Pacifica or Huntington beach area?

HB for sure!

I wouldn't even consider Pacifica.

Edited: 14 June 2012, 16:17
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