In a typical year, the South Bay’s prevailing westerly winds and accompanying west swell favor stand-up paddlers over prone paddlers in the Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard race, held each year on Father’s Day. Rock 2 Rock begins at Two Harbors on Catalina Island and runs 22 miles across the Catalina Channel to Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro.
Conditions for this Father’s Day Rock 2 Rock weren’t typical. A headwind was coming out of the north east and a small south swell collided with the west swell, creating washing machine conditions.
Head over and check it out