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glassy


Windless condition, allowing the ocean surface to become as smooth as glass. Some surfers believe that waves are improved with the addition of a light offshore breeze; others prefer the quietude and serenity of glass.

Glassy surf can happen at any time, but in many parts of the world it's most common during the morning hours. California surfer Mike Doyle, winner of the 1968 Duke Kahanamoku Classic, titled his autobiography Morning Glass, and California surf moviemaker Jim Freeman's 1965 film...