NE Oregon Inlet/Cocina Beach
Today, the NE winds ramped up at Oregon Inlet. Across the OBX, Oregon Inlet reported the strongest most consistent winds so Charlie, Dan, and I caught it a Cocina Beach. Conditions were sloppy side onshore and not quite our preferred down-the-line (DTL) wave riding found on the south facing beaches of Hatteras and Ocracoke. It was windy though, so I rigged a 4.7m and worked out though the shorepound. Conditions were sloppy backside riding with occasional front side turns, but nothing to get too excited about. The jump potential was fun with many back loops, table tops, and tight tucks thrown. Winds peaked for about an hour or two, then weakened just before sunset.
Here are some photos from today. No on the water shots since the session was kind of short.
Finished up at Cocina Beach. Lots of spectators at this launch.
View of the conditions along with Charlie's rig and ride