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Canada, West Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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 Tofino (Cox Bay)
Star
2ft 8secs 260° 2mph NW - Onshore - 322°
 Agate Beach
Grey Star
3.5ft 8secs 257° 20mph SE - Offshore - 140°
 Bonanza Beach
Star
5ft 8secs 235° 6mph SE - Offshore - 136°
 Tofino (Chesterman Beach)
 
2ft 8secs 260° 2mph NW - Offshore - 322°
 Vancouver Island North (Long Beach)
Star
2ft 8secs 260° 1mph NNW - Cross/offshore - 332°
 Vancouver Island South (Jordan River)
Star
2ft 8secs 270° 3mph WNW - Cross/onshore - 296°
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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Local News
News Image Habagat’s Irony, The beauty and the destruction
With its typically placid waters the Davao Gulf is not known for any surfing grounds, however the month of August heralds a climatic exception when the placid waters give way to the monsoon waves of Habagat. The season lasts a little over a month and this year it has been one the most active monsoons for some time with large stretches of the coastline drastically altered by the ravages of the flooding waves and many unfortunate coastal communities having their lives turned upside down. Local victims of these erratic climatic patterns are substantiating what climatologists have started to term as collateral damage from western emissions. Few locals see any benefit from these changes and the damaging waves, but the angry forces of nature bring a paradox of both pleasure and pain. For the few local surfers the coastline was lit up. The power and beauty of nature’s energy in its most raw form unfolded upon their shores exposing how the coastline of Davao Gulf is perfectly moulded for the art and sport of Surfing
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