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Scoring in the Gulf of Mexico

Photograph By Jon Steele

It takes a rare breed of surfer to track storms from Texas south to Veracruz and the Bay of Campeche in Mexico. Hours and hours on the road, beyond fickle conditions, and agonizing 60 mph wind storms are all a part of it. But when the conditions all come together, it holds plenty of potential. Who knew the Gulf of Mexico got this good?