Hi RBO Surfers,
It’s time to bring your boards out and have some fun. It looks like most of us have surf once or twice but still feel like a beginner. This weekend let’s try Rat Beach our meet up location will be at the Gazebo seen on this photo of Google Maps. https://maps.google.com/?ll=33.802263,-118.396504&spn=0.00107,0.002642&t=m&z=19&layer=c&cbll=33.802239,-118.396382&panoid=5EFysf1D6ngqjPSfCVH8PA&cbp=12,17.63,,0,10.32 for those who show up late look for very first life guard tower from the end of trail.
Both the Gazebo & 1st Life Guard Tower are easy to find.
Waves break softer and the size usually smaller at RAT in compare to any beaches in South Bay so for the beginners and long boarders who are not good at fast and steep waves, RAT might be better although it could be too weak for short boarders (still ridable though). For those a bit more advanced maybe we can create a second group down the road that can meet up in Torrance Beach just a few hundred yards down from Rat Beach.
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