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RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #1 on: May 06 2005 13:05:00 »
I have a friend that gre up in Nova Scotia and spent some time on P.E.I. he said he saw quite a few people out there surfing. It ust have surf, it's totally expsed to all swells. I will keep researching. Later.
RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #2 on: May 10 2005 05:05:00 »
hey im wondering the same thing, i grew up in PEI and i dont remember seing anyone ever surf there, maybe i just wasnt looking because in my head...you should be able to surf on the north shore...
RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #3 on: May 21 2005 14:05:00 »
I think PEI remains to protected. It would be a wierd swell to come down from the North to make it all the way to PEI.
It is a shame considering how great the beaches are.
I think that is why NS beaches kind of suck as beaches but arent bad for surf.
RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #4 on: June 14 2005 17:06:00 »
i know this post is old...but for anyone that stumbles accross it; the surf in pei...not so good. i live in pei, and i also surf, skimboard, etc. late fall, we catch a lot of tropical storms and we get waves then. however, due to the long flat beaches, the waves break over many sandbars before they're anywhere close to reachable. i've towed into breaks before (behind a jet ski)...but that's it...and the waves were still weak at best.
RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #5 on: June 20 2005 16:06:00 »
I live on PEI to, and I never see big enough waves to surf. I skimboard, and when I try to come back in with a wave, it is way to weak. THe waves are also too close together, not spaced out like some places.
Surfing PEI« Reply #6 on: June 30 2005 09:06:00 »
RE: SURFING In P.E.I« Reply #8 on: May 07 2007 19:05:00 »
Guys, you're wrong!
PEI does get surf! It takes a lot of weather to get it going and and the window is small but when you catch it, it's mental. For those of you from PEI, think about what those sand bars on the beaches between Malpeque bay and cavandish would do when hit with swell..... like Southern France! I was there for 2 weeks last summer and happend to score.... some of the funnest waves and not another surfer for a 100kms!!