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surfing in massachusetts« on: August 26 2006 18:08:00 »
hi. i'm thinking of moving to the USA (boston) and i would like to know if there are any good surfing spots near boston and how long it takes to get to the closest(by car) from the center of boston and if there are any public transports that take people to the beach
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #1 on: September 08 2006 19:09:00 »
Ay, did you get any responses for your surf inquiry in Boston. i live here to now and i wanna surf. im guessing there's nothing spectacular but maybe ther'es something small an fun around the way, get back if ya can
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #2 on: September 21 2006 08:09:00 »
Winter swell is consistently good but obviously the water is balls cold. Summer time is weak most of the time but the occasional storm offshore can make things decent to good. I live about 10 minutes north of Boston and I go to a few spots...Hampton, NH and York, Maine, both about an hour north, as well as there's some great spots in Rhode Island if you're willing to make the 1.5-2 hour drive south. Mass itself has some good spots, but it really has to be hitting to be any good. Cape Cod has some really good, consistently bigger spots, but from Boston you're looking at at least an hour and a half drive or so. Best bet to most any place is driving.
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #3 on: September 22 2006 22:09:00 »
Babe ? Take a look at a map of the Boston erea. If you look, you'll see that Boston has to many harbors and bays . And the small beaches don't get alot of surf, because of them. Just like Southern South Carolina, All the way down through georgia. Again Too many back bays, Harbours, so no swell can Develope. I suggest Driving North to NewHampshire or Cape Cod or Even L.I.
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #4 on: October 09 2006 07:10:00 »
You guys are retarded. I got a perfect 4-5foot left sandbar yesterday. I even got a little barrel. Gloucester is where its at. You can take the T to gloucester and walk to the beach. There is also some insane heaving slabs up there if your brave enough.
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #5 on: March 05 2008 22:03:00 »
Again, there are cobblestones and beach breaks,,,harldy called slabs, more like shorebreak closeouts. The true surf is 90 min. to Cape Cod, S-E exposures with consistent offshore trades. Gosee the BoSox and forget the 'dirty water'.
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #6 on: April 05 2008 23:04:00 »
I am moving to Boston in four months to go to school at Berklee. I'm going to go crazy if I don't get any waves while I'm up there. Where are some good spots, I don't have a car so I am looking at bus rides and T rides.
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #7 on: February 04 2009 16:02:00 »
I live in Malibu, CA and my dad just took a job in Boston. Is there any surf there or nearby? SOS!
RE: surfing in massachusetts« Reply #9 on: February 22 2009 14:02:00 »
I've "giving up" on surfing around Boston, except if its the hurricane season, I've been doing kitesurfing tho, not soo bad
if I had the money i would move to nantusket, heh