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I've been surfing for as long as I can remember but only during the spring and summer...

should i try surfing during the winter? I'm really passionate about surfing and i want to do it as much as i can, especially since school is starting soon. i think i might have some time to surf during the winter... should i give it a try?????? Help!

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YES! find a surf buddy and a nice wetsuit. Dont buy your wettie online though, go to surf shops and try them on so you get one that fits right and will keep you warm. and surf booties depending on how cold it is.

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thanks! this helped :)
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ohh and dont forget to change your wax out to cold water
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yeah i got that too haha thanks :)
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It would not be advisable to surf during the winter because it is very cold then. When the climate is so cold that the temperatures are below 20 degrees Celsius, it is not good to expose one's self to the cold. This is because you stand a chance of catching the flu or a more serious disease caused by the cold. Moreover, because it is usually very cold during the winter, you may end up suffering hypothermia.

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well i know that but wetsuits, which are like blubber sorta if that helps, keeps the body warm because it traps some water inside and your body heats it up and else the thick layer of it traps heat so the cold is not really a big issue to me
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im on the oregon coast where its already freezing cold, and i surf durring the winter.. i love it.. get a good wet suit and your gonna be fine.. ive had some of my best surfing sessions in the winter

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thanks :) i heard its great surfing up there :)
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If you don't mind the numbing cold it is haha.. Especially when one of this tropical storms come in.. (we are a little stupid when it comes to safety tho haha :)
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haha well it sounds fun there i live on the jersey shore and i guess its not as cold as oregon but the waters can get pretty chilly
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i bet it can.. how is the surf over there?
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not so great right now because of the tropical depression but by the end of this week there might be some swells coming in so I'm looking forward to it
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