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Scripps Pier

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Surf Forecast Science

Surf forecasts for the California coast are provided by the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) using state-of-the-art wave-buoys and advanced wave modeling. CDIP's wave buoys are deployed along U.S. coastlines and around the world.

Scripps Pier

Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier is one of the largest active research piers in the world. Originally built in 1916 and reconstructed in the late 1980s, the pier is used for a variety of experiments and has provided for some of the longest-running ocean observations in the world.

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