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Couple of factors that I'm aware of Swell/Geography This is why most of the UK has bad surfing. The swell is the energy generated in the Ocean, this is ultimately what drives the waves. To generate swell you need big powerful weather systems. These typically only form in oceans. The problem with the UK is that Ireland is between us and the Ocean. So all ...


Some factors not covered... Accessibility A break that is reached after a long paddle or by fighting currents saps energy better spent on catching and surfing waves. Seek easier routes to the open water by paddling around waves, or through channels of relatively calm water. Boundary features like rocks, cliffs, jetties and harbour walls can cause ...

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