Everything you’ve heard about Southern California is true: ridiculous crowds, plenty of pollution, appalling congestion, hideous strip malls, hundreds of square miles of houses, freeways, lofty living expenses, image paranoia, bikinis, and relatively weak surf. Although Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties each boast a handful of heavy surf spots, the general consensus among those who’ve surfed SoCal all their lives is that the surf really is quite marginal on the West Coast wave scale.
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