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RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #1 on: April 25 2007 04:04:00 »
hmmm... always wondered this myself. I googled it once... found nothing. my guess is that it's possible.
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #2 on: April 25 2007 11:04:00 »
Perhaps, but people surf in Alaska, and I've actually seen video of people surfing in Antarctica. (I kid you not; the video footage was included as a bonus on the PS2 game Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer.) I haven't surfed in the snow, but I occasionally surf in Washington state in November, and my 5/4/3 xcel infiniti suit is plenty warm.
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #4 on: November 02 2007 11:11:00 »
I remember seeing waves break around churchill when i was working up there a few years ago, just after ice out. Need to be on serious lookout for polar bears though.
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #5 on: November 02 2007 13:11:00 »
St. James Bay has a great glacial bar left on the eastside of the bay that looks like a reverse gray-water Malibu; when I was stationed there, I wished I'd had a wetsuit (5mm. of course!). The woman have plenty of 'muktuk' to keep you warm. I did find a sun- browned 6'2' Rick (70's?) that might do the triick.
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #6 on: November 06 2007 17:11:00 »
im from guelph... love surfing.. anyone know any good spots around here
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #7 on: February 01 2008 19:02:00 »
I recall seeing a Polar Bear documentary a few years back and they showed a nice point break at about 4-6'. Very cold obviously and patrolled by polar bears but if you are keen there are waves any where in the world. Might have to take a trip there one year and scope it out.
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #8 on: February 01 2008 20:02:00 »
Arron, you better get to Hudson before all glacial melt will require you to use a longboard (because lowering salinities affecting buoyancy); soon, won't have to worry about polar bears because we've finished off their habitat too! Could become new ASP destination with inceased west swell activity from tradewind patterns accelerating!
RE: Surf on Hudson Bay?« Reply #9 on: February 04 2008 17:02:00 »
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