by steven watts September 02, 2015 1 min read

From the talented lens of Andrew Johnson  comes the Labor Day Pacific Grade sessions -weekend hurricane swells were very kind to many of the beaches around Orange County - especially Newport. Extremely warm water, sunshine, light offshore winds, and great waves made this weekend one for the books.
Footage is from Sunday and Monday early mornings (9/6 and 9/7). 

On a side note: Check the swell before you book that weekend to go over to the east coast to get married. You'll miss this! You've been warned

steven watts
steven watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left



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