The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) is an extensive network for monitoring waves and beaches along the coastlines of the United States. CDIP’s buoys measure sea surface temperature and wave direction in addition to wave energy.
Far and away the most popular exhibit and compelling story that the museum has had in our 29-year history. The exhibit tells Bethany’s story of how she lost her left arm to a Tiger shark while surfing at Tunnels Beach on Kauai and her determination to not only recover from the incident, but return to surfing a mere 3 weeks after the attack!
Stop and marvel at what just may be the the most extensive display of surf wax anywhere! Learn about the development and evolution of surf wax – from simple paraffin wax to specialized colored and scented waxes for all water temperatures. Our display contains an amazing assortment of waxes from the last 50 years.