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Pacific’s Cortes Bank is full of big-wave surprises

Fred Swegles The Orange County Register Oct 20, 2011 For surfers who ride big waves, perhaps the most enticing, terrifying and humbling spot on Earth is a sunken island in open ocean 100 miles off the Southern California coast. Cortes … Continue reading

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Surfline: Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition – Cortes Bank

Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition Cortes Bank Wakes UP December 12, 2012 Excellent pictorial spread at Surfline when Cortes Bank turns massive on the huge winter swell December 2012.    With waves hitting 50+ feet, Cortes was definitely in full crank … Continue reading

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