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Topic: St Andrews
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Topic: St Andrews
Views: 1543 Replies: 4

By:

Noah Berkoff

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St Andrews

Im from Santa Cruz, Ca and just came abroad for the semester to St Andrews Scotland... Im wondering if anybody knows about the breaks out here or not or if Aberdeen is my best bet.   Also i only have a 4/3 with 3 mill.  booties... is this gunna be warm enough or should i ship my 5/3 over ? Thanks for the responses.... appreciate it



By:

Hank Hill

RE: St Andrews

Winter is well on its way, you will get away with a 4/3 for a little bit longer but I'd send for the 5/3. Just to give you an idea, I surf Aberdeen throughout the year. I wear a 5/4/3 with 3mm botties in summer and the same suit with 6mm booties, 6mm lobster claws and a gimp hood in winter, and I still get frozen bits on my feet. It's not so much the water as the air temp along with the wind. You've got to love this country.
Enjoy!!!

By:

James3D

RE: St Andrews

The water temperatures in the North Sea are pretty baltic in winter even in England.

Those who surf in the Western Isles beleive it or not get warmer water than say in the south east of England because of the gulf stream.

I live in Scotland now but used to surf in a really crap spot in the South East of England, by April I went on a trip tothe western Isles. The water seamed much warmer and got rid of gloves and hood.

So therefore, North Sea is cold in winter.

James.



By:

Theo

RE: St Andrews

SANTA CRUZ SUP! NORCAL ROCKS - drop me a line if you want to head out surfing in Scotland.

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tw77@st-andrews.ac.uk

Looking for surf spots in Scotland ?

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