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Science

1. The Physics of Surfing by Erin Grimley
http://www.blackmagic.com/ses/surf/papers/physicsgrm.html

2. GETTING PHYSICAL - THE PHYSICS BEHIND SURFING by LESLIE BROOKS
http://www.blackmagic.com/ses/surf/papers/physicsofsurf2.html

3. A Moment of Science - Surfing
http://amos.indiana.edu/library/scripts/surfing.html

4. Physics of Surfing - by  Paul Doherty
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/activities/surfing/physicsofsurfing.html

5. Wave Prediction - "Physics and Surfing" By  Nate Endicott
http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/211.fall2000.web.projects/Nathaniel%20Endicott/1stpage.html

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History

1. "Snake" Gabrielson's" Legends of Surf
http://surflibrary.org/LegendsofSurf.html

2 The History of Surfing by Les Drent
http://www.coffeetimes.com/surf.htm

3. The Surfboard (history and evolution of the surfboard) - by Tom Goldman - National Public Radio
http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/surfboard/

4. The Sport of the Gods: - The Historical Adventure of Surfing by Michael Cobb
http://www.blackmagic.com/ses/surf/papers/surfhistory.html

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Learning to Surf

1. Learning To Surf - A BC Tutorial
http://www.surfingvancouverisland.com/surf/learn.htm

2. The Surfing Bibliography - Learner surfer's FAQ  by Stephen Whelan
http://www.surf.whelanworks.co.uk/surffaq.shtml

3. Learn to Ride Waves like a Pro - A compilations of articles and resources
http://surfing.about.com/od/surfinstruction/

4. How to Tips for Surfing Beginners! - Surfboards and You By Chuck Evans
http://www.chiff.com/a/surfing101.htm

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Surf Conditions Forcasting LI and More

Newsday Marine Weather Forecast, good format for Coast Guard forcast
http://weather.newsday.com/MAR/AN/353.html

Bunger Surf; streaming video of West Gilgo plus good daily forcast
http://www.bungersurf.com/Bunger_Surfcam/

Coast Guard Buoy with live data approx 30 miles off shore from Islip.
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44025

Same deal except off of Montauk Pt area.
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44017

Wet Sands; good world wide surf forecast; 5 days out
http://www.wetsand.com/swellwatch/

Surforecast; good world wide surf forecast, checkout "Hot Spots"
http://surforecast.com/

US Navy Map of ocean wave heights for next 6 days
https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/ww3_cgi/cgi-bin/ww3_all.cgi?color=b&type=prod&area=natl&prod=swl_wav_ht

SwellInfo.com; detailed 5 day wave forecast, Fire Island and the world
http://www.swellinfo.com/surf-forecast/fire-island-new-york.html

gosurf - some neat water links
http://www.gosurf.us/tides/surflinks.html

 

 

 

Local Surf Photography

Snapwater; great photos, cool site shows all our buoys live!
http://www.snapwater.com/

SurfLI ; Rich Quinn's LI Surf Photography, take a look.
http://surfli.com/

MJR; local LI Action Sports. Check out Mike's Surf photography.
www.mjrphoto.net

631SURF - Long Island Surf Photos, Videos and Message Board
http://www.631surf.com

Red Dawn Productions
http://reddawnproductions.net

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Surf Cams

Surfer Jims; cool 4 pix shot of Long Beach updated every couple minutes
http://www.surferjims.com/surfcam.htm

Long Beach Surf; streaming video of Long Beach
http://www.longbeachsurfcam.com/index.htm

Bunger Surf; streaming video of West Gilgo plus good daily forcast
http://www.bungersurf.com/Bunger_Surfcam/

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Local Long Island Surfboard Designers and Manufacturers

Bunger Surf: call the shop 800-698-7873

Exotic Surfboards: call Bob 631-422-7110

Faktion Surfboards: call Mark 631-889-5915

Nature Shapes: call Mike 631-750-0652

 

Hook Surfboards: call Jim 631-379-7292

North Atlantic Longboard: call Jeff 631-241-0361

VIVAPINA ~ Glenn Walton Surfboards

 

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Long Island Surfboard Shops

Western LI

Atlantic Beach Surf Shop; 516-371-2903

Breezy Point Surf Shop; 718-318-2381

Long Beach Surf Shop; 516-431-5431

Mollusk Surf Shop; 718-218-7456

Rockaway Beach Surf Shop; 718-474-9345

Unsound Surf ; 516-889-1112

Sundown Surf Shop: 516-796-1565

 

Central LI

Bunger Surf; 800-698-7873

District Surf and Skate ; 516-797-5216

Religion Surf Co; 631-395-7477

Ricks Action Sports & Surf Shop; 631-581-9424

Special Sauce; 631-666-2447

Woodys Surf Shop; 631-281-0008

Xtreme Surf and Sport; 631-462-9283

Nature Shapes; 631-750-0652

 

Eastern LI

Air & Speed Surfshop; 631-668-0356

Equilibium Surf Shop; 631-267-6289

Espo's Surf Shop; 631-329-9100

Island Surf & Sport; 631-288-4155

Main Beach Surf & Sport; 631-537-2716

Plaza Surf & Sports; 631-668-9300

 

Atlantic Beach

Breezy Point

Long Beach

Brooklyn

Rockaway

Long Beach

Levittown

 

 

Babylon

Massapequa

Shirley

East Islip

Bayshore

Shirley

Huntington

Sayville

 

 

Montauk

Local Web

East Hampton

West Hampton

Wainscott

Montauk

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Central Long Island Chapter

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National Surfrider Foundation

Surfrider Mission Statement

The Surfrider Foundation is an non-profit environmental organization dedicated
to the Protection and Enjoyment of the World's Oceans, Waves and Beaches,
for ALL PEOPLE, through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education.


Issues of Concern on Long Island include:
Polluted Runoff, Water Quality, Restrictive Beach Access,
Beach Litter, LI Sound Dumping and the Army Corps of Engineers
plans for LI's beaches, especially Long Beach.

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WINDSURFING and Other Water Sport

Peconic Puffin
map of LI Windsurfing Beaches and more

H2OMEN

NY BodyBoarding


Books about Surfing

The following are some of the recent and soon-to-be published books relating to surfing.
Where prices are noted, the first price is the list price and the second is a commonly available discount price.
Call or visit your local library or bookstore.

01. Learn to Surf by James MacLaren
Price: ($12.95/$10.36)
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: The Lyons Press; 1.00 edition (May 1, 1997)
ISBN: 1558215689

02. Fit to Surf : The Surfer's Guide to Strength and Conditioning by Rocky Snyder
Price: ($14.95/$10.17 )
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1 edition (July 1, 2003)
ISBN: 0071419535

03. The Encyclopedia of Surfing by Matt Warshaw
Price: ($40.00/$26.40)
Hardcover: 752 pages
Publisher: Harcourt; 1st edition (October 6, 2003)
ISBN: 0151005796

04. Surfing (Icons) by Jim Heimann (Editor)
Price: ($9.99)
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Taschen (August, 2004)
ISBN: 3822830070

05. Surfing California by Allan Wright
Price: ($12.95/$11.01 )
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Mountain & Sea Publishing (June 1, 1973)
ISBN: 0911449027

06. Eddie Would Go: The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero and Pioneer of Big Wave Surfing
by Stuart Holmes Coleman
Price: ($14.95/$10.17)
Paperback: 188 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (February 1, 2004)
ISBN: 031232718
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07. The Big Drop: Classic Big Wave Surfing by John Long
Price: ($14.95/$10.47)
Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Falcon; 1.00 edition (July 1, 1999)
ISBN: 1560449179

08. Taj Burrow's Book of Hot Surfing by Taj Burrow
Price: ($24.95)
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Wilderness Press (January 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0975070606

09. Surfing San Onofre to Point Dume: 1936-1942 by Don James, Donald H. James (Hardcover - May 1, 1998)
Price: ($24.95/$15.72)
Hardcover: 140 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books (May 1, 1998)
ISBN: 0811821102

10. Girl in the Curl: A Century of Women's Surfing by Andrea Gabbard (Paperback - December 1, 2000)
Price: ($29.95/$18.87)
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Seal Press (WA) (December 1, 2000)
ISBN: 1580050484

11. North Shore Chronicles: Big Wave Surfing in Hawaii by Bruce Jenkins (Paperback - June 1, 1999)
Price: ($14.95/$10.17)
Paperback: 195 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books; 2nd edition (June 1, 1999)
ISBN: 1883319900

12. Surf Flex: Flexibility, Yoga, and Conditioning for The Ultimate Surfing Experience! (DVD Edition) by Paul Frediani (Paperback - June 30, 2005)
Price: ($19.95/$13.57)
Paperback: 184 pages
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press; Bk & DVD edition (June 30, 2005)
ISBN: 1578261805

13. Girls Guide To Surfing by Andrea McCloud (Paperback - June 1, 2005)
Price: ($12.95/$10.36)
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books (June 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0811846458
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14. Sister Surfer : A Woman's Guide to Surfing with Bliss and Courage by Kia Afcari, Mary Osborne (Hardcover - June 1, 2005)
Price: ($24.95/$16.47)
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: The Lyons Press (June 1, 2005)
ISBN: 1592287212

15. Sol Carvings: The History of Surfing in San Diego by Dan Raymond (Hardcover - June 1, 2005)
Price: ($19.95)
Hardcover
Publisher: Rock Reef Pub House; Limited edition (June 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0967033918

16. Surfer Girl : A Guide to the Surfing Life by Sanoe Lake, Steven Jarrett
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown (May 13, 2005)
ISBN: 0316110159

17. Surfing California : A Complete Guide to the Best Breaks on the California Coast by Raul Guisado, Jeff Klaas (Paperback - May 1, 2005)
Price: ($15.95/$10.85)
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Falcon; 1.00 edition (May 1, 2005)
ISBN: 076272966X

18. Surfing Hawaii : A Complete Guide to the Best Breaks on the Hawaiian Islands by Rod Sumpter (Paperback - May 1, 2005)
Price: ($15.95/$10.85)
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Falcon; 1.00 edition (May 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0762731311

19. Surf's Up : The Girl's Guide to Surfing by LOUISE SOUTHERDEN (Paperback - March 1, 2005)
Price: ($14.95/$10.47)
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books (March 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0345476611

20. Extreme Surfing (To the Extreme) by Christine Peterson (Library Binding - January 1, 2005)
Price: ($22.60/$15.82)
Library Binding: 32 pages
Publisher: Blazers (January 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0736837868

21. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs by Don James (Hardcover - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($30.00/$19.80)
Hardcover: 46 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481157
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22. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs Portfolio 1 by Don James (Paperback - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($120.00/$75.60)
Paperback: 4 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481106


23. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs Portfolio 2 by Don James (Paperback - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($120.00/$75.60)
Paperback: 4 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481114


24. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs Portfolio 3 by Don James (Paperback - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($120.00/ $75.60)
Paperback: 4 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481122


25. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs Portfolio 4 by Don James (Paperback - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($120.00/$75.60)
Paperback: 4 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481130


26. Don James: Prewar Surfing Photographs Portfolio 5 by Don James (Paperback - November 30, 2004)
Price: ($120.00/$75.60)
Paperback: 4 pages
Publisher: T. Adler Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN: 1890481149

27. Learn to Surf: Intermediate Level by Academy of Surfing Instructors (Paperback - October 17, 2004)
Price: ($18.95/$18.95)
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: Academy of Surfing Instructors (October 17, 2004)
ISBN: 0975152319
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28. Surfing Australia: Guide to the World's Top Surfing by Mark Thornley (Paperback - September 1, 2004)
Price: ($24.95/$16.97)
Paperback
Publisher: Periplus Editions; 2nd edition (September 1, 2004)
ISBN: 9625937749

29. The Dog's Guide to Surfing: Hanging Ten with Man's Best Friend by Tcb Cafe Publishing (Paperback - September 2004) Price: ($14.95/$14.95)
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Tcb Café Publishing (September, 2004)
ISBN: 0967489873

30. Surfing 2005 Calendar (Paperback - August 5, 2004)
Price: ($12.99/$12.99)
Paperback
Publisher: Te Neues Pub Group (Cal); Wall edition (August 5, 2004)
ISBN: 3832707263

31. Stoked! a Surfing 2005 Calendar by Not Applicable (Paperback - August 1, 2004)
Price: ($13.99/$10.49)
Paperback
Publisher: Pomegranate (Cal); Wall edition (August 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0764926241

32. Surfing: Rules, Tips, Strategy, and Safety (Sports from Coast to Coast) by Naima Green, Rosen Publishing Group (Library Binding - August 1, 2004)
Price: ($26.50/$26.50)
Library Binding: 48 pages
Publisher: Rosen Central; 1st edition (August 1, 2004)
ISBN: 140420184X

33. Surfing (Icons) by Jim Heimann (Editor) (Paperback - August 2004)
Price: ($9.99/$9.99)
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Taschen (August, 2004)
ISBN: 3822830070

34. Surf Science: An Introduction To Waves For Surfing by TONY BUTT (Paperback - July 30, 2004)
Price: ($32.00/$32.00)
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (July 30, 2004)
ISBN: 0824828917

35. Surf Girl's Guide to Surfing (Paperback - July 1, 2004)
Price: ($18.29/$12.80)
Paperback: 132 pages
Publisher: Orca Publications Ltd (July 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0952364646
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36. Surf Science: An Introduction To Waves For Surfing - By ? (Paperback - July 1, 2004)
Price: ($35.00/$35.00)
Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Western Australia Pr (July 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0906720311

37. Surfing 2005 Calendar by ? (Paperback - July 1, 2004)
Price: ($11.99/ $11.99)
Paperback
Publisher: Cedco Pub (Cal); Wall edition (July 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0768368499

38. Surfing (Infofax) (Paperback - July 2004)
Price: ($2.99/$2.99)
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Top That! Kids (July, 2004)
ISBN: 1842297430

39. Surfing Down Under 2005 Calendar by John Bilderback, Browntrout Publishers (Calendar - June 15, 2004)
Price: ($11.99/$9.59)
Calendar: 14 pages
Publisher: Browntrout Pubs (Cal); Wall edition (June 15, 2004)
ISBN: 0763177601

40. Surfing 2005 Calendar (Calendar - June 2004)
Price: ($12.99/$12.99)
Calendar: 14 pages
Publisher: Pet Prints (June, 2004)
ISBN: 1843026619

41. Surfing the Great Lakes by P.L. Strazz (Paperback - May 14, 2004)
Price: ($16.95/$16.95)
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Big Lauter Tun Books (May 14, 2004)
ISBN: 0964631075

42. Surfing Samurai Robots by Mel Gilden (Fiction) (Paperback - May 1, 2004)
Price: ($6.99/$6.29)
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: I Books (May 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0743479262
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43. 200 Years of Surfing Literature: An Annotated Bibliography by Timothy T. DeLaVega (Paperback - May 2004)
Price: ($19.99/$19.99}
Paperback: 108 pages
Publisher: Timothy T. DeLaVega (May, 2004)
ISBN: 097543280X

44. After Surfing Ocean Beach by Mary Soderstrom (Fiction) (Paperback - May 2004)
Price: ($18.99/$12.91)
Paperback: 221 pages
Publisher: Dundurn Press (May, 2004)
ISBN: 1550025090

45. The Complete Guide to Surfing (Complete) by Peter Dixon (Paperback - April 1, 2004)
Price: ($17.95/$12.21)
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: The Lyons Press; 1.00 edition (April 1, 2004)
ISBN: 159228292X

46. The Lost Coast: Stories from the Surf by Drew Kampion, Jeff Petersen (Hardcover - April 1, 2004)
Price: ($19.95/$13.57)
Hardcover: 199 pages
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers (April 1, 2004)
ISBN: 1586852140

47. An Endless Wave : Legends of Australian Surfing by Nick Carroll (Paperback - March 15, 2004)
Price: ($18.95/$12.89)
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited (March 15, 2004)
ISBN: 0732277590


48. Eddie Would Go: The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero and Pioneer of Big Wave Surfing by Stuart Holmes Coleman (Paperback - February 1, 2004)
Price: ($14.95/$10.17)
Paperback: 188 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (February 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0312327188

49. Surfing, Rollerblading & Skateboarding for Fun & Profit [LARGE PRINT] (Paperback - January 1, 2004)
Price: ($24.95/$24.950
Paperback
Publisher: Retirement Knowledge Inc; Largeprint edition (January 1, 2004)
ISBN: 1565599373
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50. Taj Burrow's Book of Hot Surfing by Taj Burrow (Paperback - January 1, 2004)
Price: ($24.95/$24.95)
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Wilderness Press (January 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0975070606

51. Santa Surfing Cards
by TriSanta (Cards - January 2004)
Price: ($14.95/$14.95)
Cards: 12 pages
Publisher: TriSanta LLC (January, 2004)
ISBN: 0976211238

52. Santa Surfing the Curl Cards
by TriSanta (Cards - January 2004)
Price: ($14.95/$14.95)
Cards: 12 pages
Publisher: TriSanta LLC (January, 2004)
ISBN: 0976211297

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