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Canada, West Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Tofino (Cox Bay)
Star Star Grey Star
5ft 12secs 275° 7mph WNW - Onshore - 285°
 Agate Beach
Star Star
5.5ft 9secs 238° 8mph SSE - Offshore - 148°
 Bonanza Beach
Star Star
4.5ft 10secs 262° 4mph S - Cross/offshore - 171°
 Tofino (Chesterman Beach)
Star
5ft 12secs 275° 7mph WNW - Cross/offshore - 285°
 Vancouver Island North (Long Beach)
Star Star Star
5ft 12secs 275° 3mph WSW - Onshore - 250°
 Vancouver Island South (Jordan River)
Star Star Star
5ft 12secs 276° 3mph E - Offshore - 79°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Vancouver Island's inlet studded west coast is the main surfing area for British Columbia. Access to breaks and strong winds, not a lack of surf, are the major problems with regular swells battering the coast year-round from the North Pacific and Gulf of Alaska. Winter is the most consistent season, if a little cold. Water temperatures falling to 7°C/45°F and rising to 14°C/57°F at their height. But, winters on the coast are milder than might be anticipated due to the maritime climate. Pioneered in the mid 1960s this area has a dedicated crew of locals in the main areas such as Wreck Bay and Long Beach. Recently, in-line with better wetsuits, the population surfing these areas has increased significantly. The limited continental shelf sucks little power from the waves before they unload on the reefs and beaches. Winds blow mainly from the south in winter and north-west or west in winter. Predominantly swell travels in from the west.
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News Image Surf the Amazon
Imagine surfing the world’s longest wave, up the world’s greatest river, miles from civilisation and deep within the most impressive rainforest on earth. Adventure tour operator Ativa Adventures wants to make that image reality by offering trips for advanced surfers to ride the mighty Pororoca tidal bore on the Amazon River in Brazil. This is an extreme adventure, with real dangers, and miles away from civilisation. Crocodiles, snakes, piranhas, and a wall of white water tearing up everything in its path... But if we get it right, and we have everything in place to ensure that we do, you will experience the most beautiful sight a surfer will EVER get to see. Amazing lefts and rights, barrels that last for minutes, all while surrounded by the stunning, ecologically diverse and completely fascinating Amazon rainforest. Here is an extract from a journal kept by one of our first travellers to the Pororoca:
News Image ASP Women’s World Title Race Heats Up at Billabong Girls Pro Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, September 3, 2008) – The ASP Top 17 will return to Brazil this coming week to prepare for the Billabong Girls Pro Rio, event No 4 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, and with the race for the ASP Women’s World Title in full swing, the performance levels are sure to be heightened in the playful beachbreaks of Barra de Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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