Providing the Sonoma Coast with high-quality surf gear, and amazing apparel since 1986.

Now offering our apparel, hand printed in Bodega, here in our online store!


Learning to Surf

       Summer is here, and folks are starting to head out to our coastline.  This time of year inevitably brings about the desire to learn to surf!...

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Our History

A surf shop is a shop about surf. The surf shop is where you go to find out what’s up. Is that sand bar still pumping? Seen Whitey lately? What b...

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Same old Northern Light feel, new location! Come check us out at the new spot in Valley Ford, just a few minutes from the well-loved old spot! We've got the same goodies plus some. Located in the unmissable Dairyman's Bank.

Ben Gravy visits our shop


A couple of Northern Light employees, who fell in love with it, with the surf culture and crew and then with each other, decided to purchase the shop and carry on the stoke in 2012.

Although Sarah runs the day to day business and hand prints every apparel item we sell, Ben is the true surfer!

Two locations later and an online store, we love being here for our local surf community and for those of you far and wide rocking our apparel! We travel the world vicariously through you all and thank you so much for supporting our small business for so many years!