Surf Science

Surf Science

An Introduction to Waves for Surfing

Book - 2004
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Have you ever wondered where waves come from? What makes every one different, why some peel nicely and others just close out? Why, some days, waves come in sets of six and others in sets of three, and what factors affect the behavior of a surfing break? If you have, this book is for you. Now in its second edition, Surf Science is the first book to talk in depth about the science of waves from a surfer's point of view. It fills the gap between surfing books and waves textbooks and will help you learn how to predict surf. You don't need a scientific background to read it-just curiosity and a fascination for waves.
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press ; Penzance, Cornwall : Alison Hodge, c2004
Edition: U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780824828912
0824828917
Branch Call Number: GC211.2 .B88 2004x
Characteristics: 142 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Russell, Paul 1962-
Grigg, Richard W.

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