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Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« on: August 26 2007 05:08:00 »
I live in Niagara, have surfed around the world and am gearing up to get into the fresh scene locally.
Anyone interested in getting in contact with me, feel free - I'm looking to me some locals.
Also - if there isn't a Niagara based club - lets get one going!
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #1 on: September 12 2007 08:09:00 »
Hi. I live in the City of Erie on the shore of the lake. My brother and I surf at Presque Isle. I have only seen one other surfer here. I find that surprising considering that the surfing conditions here are perfect. There are regularly 8 ft waves and the water is crystal clear. I wish I could find some more local surfers. But it is nice to know that you surf and that I'm not alone!
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #2 on: September 12 2007 11:09:00 »
hey, i just got into it myself this summer. We went to shirkston shores pt. colborne last friday, about 4fters not bad, had about 3hrs out there, and about a dozen ppl were out. I actually live in burlington and work in toronto, so i've been trying to go here as much as i can. It's hard to find accurate surf reports though, especially last minute, like current conditions. So if you ever wanna try it out this way, lemme know!
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #3 on: September 12 2007 15:09:00 »
Ann...awesome to hear you've been getting out on the lakes. I got back from oz 6 months ago and have been dying to get out again. I'm in etobicoke...where have you been riding on Lake Ontario?
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #4 on: September 17 2007 19:09:00 »
when did you see that 8ft waves? i'm by rochester. let me know whenever its good i'd love to come
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #5 on: September 18 2007 13:09:00 »
8 ft waves usually occur Sept-Nov. Just the other day there was a forcast for 12 ft waves. The biggest waves get kicked up when the wind is from the W to WNW and is over 20 mph.
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #7 on: September 23 2007 18:09:00 »
Try Board Sports on Young/Eglington area. Good people but expensive boards (problem with being so far from most shapers).
RE: Surfing Erie/Ontario - Surf Clubs??« Reply #9 on: October 02 2007 14:10:00 »
Hey I am in Montreal but come originally from Ontario.
I just started on river waves but always dreamed of doing the great lakes.
If anyone does have a surfing club down in Southern Ontario that would be great as I come down often to visit relatives etc. It would be awesome to have some people to hook up with or to get info on when to come (forcasts)