The dead of winter in California can be bitterly cold. But the upwelling caused by the heavy wind in spring can make things even worse.
The current water temps in Jeremy Ryan’s hometown of Ventura are 50 degrees. “I’m looking forward to summer and I can’t stand cold water,” said Ryan. “The waves aren’t that great up here anyways. There are a few fun days, but it tends to get blown out pretty early this time of year.”