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Surf Steamer Lane

Listed under Surfing in Santa Cruz, United States.

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Steamer Lane is a right hand wave suitable for advanced surfers. Cold water wetsuits are needed all year round. Conveniently it's also the home of O’Neill wetsuits.

Written by  Merrick Davis.

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A challenging big wave spot in Santa Cruz (northern California). Can be consistent in winter. A short right hander that is completely under the control of the locals, so don't think about it unless you are a real expert. Wetsuit a must, even in summer. … Read more...

Written by  Ian Wilson.

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