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Hawaiian slang and surfer slang

off the lip (also off-the-lip, lip bash, hitting the lip) - to ride up the wave, hit the breaking lip with your board, and then quickly turn back into the wave

off the Richter - very good, excellent, or off the scale; the Richter scale is the numerical scale used for measuring the magnitude of earthquakes based on seismograph oscillations (see also awesome, off the wall, outrageous)

off the wall - incredible, excellent (see also awesome, off the Richter, outrageous)

offshore winds - direction of the wind when it is blowing from the land towards the ocean and is literally blowing 'off the shore'; offshore winds create ideal surfing conditions by holding up and hollowing the waves, which in turn allows them to break in shallower water

'OHANA (OH-hah-nah) - someone who is family, a relative, part of your kin group; related to you

'OHANA (oh-HAH-nah) - slang for: people who you consider to be family (they can be blood, adopted, extended family or friends)

'OHANA NUI (OH-hah-nah nuu-ee) - extended family; clan

'OKOLE (OH-koh-leh) -
1) butt, rear end
2) anus
3) a sea creature that is cooked and eaten (sea anemone)
4) a round, black, raised-surface birthmark; folklore has it that it is caused by the mother eating an annelid (a type of worm) when pregnant

OLO (OH-loh) - a long, thin surfboard, usually made of wiliwili wood

OLU OLU (OH-luu OH-luu) - “Please.”

on the line (also down the line) - to ride the length of a wave just ahead of its crest

'ONO (OH-noh) - delicious, tasty, savory

ONOLISICIOUS (oh-noh-LIH-shee-ahs) - slang for: really delicious, really good, really great

onshore winds - direction of the wind when it is blowing from the ocean towards the shore and is literally blowing 'onto the shore'; onshore winds create bad surfing conditions by causing flattened and blown out waves

'OPALA (OH-pah-lah) - trash, rubbish, litter, waste matter, garbage

'OPU (OH-puu) - stomach, abdomen, belly, tripe, giblet

outline -
1) the plan view or defining shape of the entire surfboard
1) the template of the entire surfboard

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outrageous - beyond bold, highly unusual (see awesome, off the Richter, off the wall)

out-the-back (also outside) -
1) offshore, beyond where the waves break
2) a wave that breaks further out
3) the position where surfers gather on the backside of the incoming swells to watch them as they approach
4) a term yelled at surfers in the lineup to warn that a new set of waves is approaching : Outside!

outside (also out-the-back) -
1) offshore, beyond where the waves break
2) a wave that breaks further out
3) the position where surfers gather on the backside of the incoming swells to watch them as they approach
4) a term yelled at surfers in the lineup to warn that a new set of waves is approaching : Outside!

outside rail - the rail furthest from the face of the wave

outside break - the area farthest from shore where the waves are breaking

over the falls (also over-the-falls) -
1) to get dragged over as the wave breaks
2) a bad, bad wipeout where a surfer goes over with the breaking lip of the wave and will likely crash into a reef or ocean floor

overgunned -
1) when the board is too big for a wave
2) when the board is too little for a wave

overhead (also overhead height) -
1) when waves exceed the height of the surfers riding them, the top portion of the wave height is loosely measured based on the distance between the top of the average surfer's head and the lip of the average wave - this difference in height is called 'overhead'
2) wave height that is two to three feet above the average surfer's head : We've got ourselves some overhead today.
3) when the waves exceed how high your head is
(see also double overhead, triple overhead, feets overhead)

overhead waves -
1) waves that are over your head
2) waves that average six to eight feet in total height before the falls; waves that are taller than this – nine to ten feet in total height – are called 'double overhead waves' because their total height is twice as tall as the average surfer; 'triple overhead waves' are above ten feet high in total height (remember that children and youngsters are taken into account when determining the height of the average surfer)

overlock stitch - a stitch that in wetsuit construction creates a raised ridge because the neoprene panel edges roll up against each other, like two snails kissing, and these rolled edges are then stitched, 'locking' them together; lacks flexibility and can cause chafing because the ridges are inside the suit; overlock stitching does not create watertight seams; good only for warm water temperatures (see also blind stitch, flatlock stitch)

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