Warm Winds opened in 1983 and is known as the largest surf shop in the northeast. It's located right around the…More corner from the beautiful Narragansett beach. The shop carries more than 300 surfboards from brands such as Rusty, Sharp Eye and Local Motion. The shop also rents boards.
The expert surf staff can make recommendations based on your height, weight and surf ability. The shop carries a large selection of wetsuits by Rip Curl, Quiksilver and others, in addition to stylish brands of mens' and womens' surf wear. It also has a selection of shoes and sandals by Reef and Etnies.
Surf lessons are offered June through September. To find out if the surf's up, call the store's 24-hour surf line at 401-789-7020 or check out the live surf cam on the Web site.
Warm Winds is also connected to many surfing events and championships held throughout New England.