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Washington's 230-mile rock- and-tree-lined coastline, often hit by forceful winter storms from the North Pacific, houses an assortment of temperamental surf breaks for a small, adventurous, insular surfing community. The state can be divided into two main surfing areas: 1) The weather-battered Pacific coast, with dozens of beachbreaks and rocky points, is best in fall and spring, and often overwhe...
Surfers in Joe Creek, Washington, early 1900s.Subscribe to view
Surfers in Joe Creek, Washington, early 1900s.