Jersey boy Mondo moves to a laid-back Southern California beach town. He feels like an outsider until he meets Woodie, a local teen who offers to help him navigate through his new school, the bullies and the girls.
After losing out on a chance to take Jeena to the prom, Mondo decides to take a pregnant girl Dee-Dee, but he gets more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Wadska tries to take Mila Kunis to the dance to show up his rival.
After wiping out at a surfing competition, Woodie loses his confidence . In order to get his stoke back, he decides to surf the dangerous "Dongabunga," but needs to enlist the help of legendary big-wave surfer Duke Lopez.