British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia feature barrels and swells right at the base of misty rainforests or along kilometers of uncrowded sandy beaches. But there are epic surf spots in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec and to the Great Lakes, in Ontario.
When it comes to the phrase "surf spot," people usually think of the sparkling waves of Malibu, California and the playas and puertos of Central America. But if you're in Canada, you don't need your passport to find world-class tubes. So, where are the most famous surf spots closer to home?
Surfing with the right board is important if you want to get out there and enjoy the waves, both quickly and safely. You should choose your surfboard based on three criteria: your skill level, body type, and the type of waves you want to surf.