How Does Sunset Beach Work?

Table of Contents



Page 0 - Labeled LIDAR Imagery - High-resolution bathymetry and layout of the playing field, the reef, where it all goes down.

Page 1 - Background information, general location, broad-brush overview.

Page 2 - Final Approach bathymetry: General overview.

Page 3 - Final Approach bathymetry: The double-barreled wave magnet.

Page 4 - Standard and Respectable days, Sitting outside on a respectable day: The hunt begins.

Page 5 - Sitting outside on a respectable day: Complicating factors, The initial take-off run.

Page 6 - A respectable day: The initial drop and bottom turn. Approaching the Inside Section.

Page 7 - The Inside Section.

Page 8 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 1: Paddling the Crease.

Page 9 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 2: Not One Of My Better Days at Sunset Beach.

Page 10 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 3: Billy almost died, and it wasn't even a very big day, Fingertips.

Page 11 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 4: The View From the Long House.

Page 12 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 5: Inside Section Perfect Point Surf, Great Circle Route, The Easy Way In.

Page 13 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 6: The Nature of the Bottom at Sunset Beach.

Page 14 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 7: Rainstorms, The One Behind It, Paddling Over The Lefts.

Page 15 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 8: A Little Wind on the Water, Some More Wind.

Page 16 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 9: Swing Late And Go, Another Swing Late And Go.

Page 17 - North Swells.

Page 18 - The Power of Backed-off Whitewater, Why Contests Have Caused Sunset Beach To Te Perceived As
                  Quite A Bit Less Than What It Actually Is.

Page 19 - Bearded Guy.

Page 20 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences (Name Dropping) - 11: John Peck Gets His Feet Wet.

Page 21 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences (Name Dropping) - 12: Owl says, "Check your fin!"

Page 22 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences (Name Dropping) - 13: Eddie's Smile, Barry Kanaiaupuni Brings It Back.

Page 23 - The Rip.

Page 24 - Anecdotes and Personal Experiences 14: HmmmEEEEEEEEE!


 
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