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Topic: surfing vancouver, bc
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Topic: surfing vancouver, bc
Views: 34671 Replies: 26

By:

ken

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surfing vancouver, bc

is there any place to surf at around vancouver on the mainland? or does the island block anything that would be any good?



By:

graham smith

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

No there's nothing that I know of till you get to the Island.I hear there's a river on the island you can surf.

By:

Merick

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

Yes, there actualy is one spot you can surf within a 45 min drive of down town vancouver. Its, Point Roberts in washington. The best place to catch waves is at Lighthouse park.
However, it only gets wind waves, atleast 25 knots from a southerly direction will do it. Its possible to get waves here between October and May
At first I was sceptical when I herd about this spot. But, I went out their twice just to check it out. One time the wind was from the south at ~30 knots the waves were about shoulder hieght (4ft) and surf able.
The other time I went out there was on the windest day in over 20 yrs the wind got up to 45 knots due south. The waves were huge (considering its the strait) they were 9ft high.

By:

Nam

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

There's another place about 2 hours south from Vancouver.  It's actually in Washington State.  

Go the Fort Ebey State park on Whidbey Island.  No need to take a ferry as there is a bridge to Whidbey Island at Anacortes.

Nice point break.  You can see some photos of the waves at findfamilyfun.com/whidbey-island.htm

By:

Ryan

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

Coming to Vancouver in May, where are the closest surfing beaches

By:

uh

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

the beaches that are closest to where you are

By:

kanne

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

i like to go to Westport, WA...  it's about a 3-hour drive...  just West of Aberdeen off the I5.

By:

kanne

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

i like to go to Westport, WA...  it's about a 3-hour drive...  just West of Aberdeen off the I5.



By:

??

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

hey, ya there actaully is, on vancouver island i would recomend sombrio or tofino, tofino has okay waves and sombrio is pretty good.

By:

Jessie

RE: surfing vancouver, bc

Im coming to Vancouver from May till Sept, I have a visa to work and I want to learn to surf..any suggestions!?




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