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Surf Safely This Winter

2nd December 2010
The Irish Surfing Association (ISA) has posted a useful guide for surfing safely over the winter months.
Caution is recommended for surfers at this time of year due to the colder water temperatures combined with stronger swells, severe winds and treacherous currents.
The ISA advises surfers to "leave the 'gung-ho' attitude at home and make safety your priority."
Among the many common-sense tips, it's also advisable to warm your body before and after surfing – warm drinks such as tea or hot chocolate are just the thing for this.
The full list of safe surfing guidelines is available HERE.

The Irish Surfing Association (ISA) has posted a useful guide for surfing safely over the winter months.

Caution is recommended for surfers at this time of year due to the colder water temperatures combined with stronger swells, severe winds and treacherous currents.

The ISA advises surfers to "leave the 'gung-ho' attitude at home and make safety your priority".

Among the many common-sense tips, it's also advisable to warm your body before and after surfing – warm drinks such as tea or hot chocolate are just the thing for this.

The full list of safe surfing guidelines is available HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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