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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Channel Islands

UK

Channel Islands can provide good quality surf when the conditions are right. Channel Islands have one thing special: they have the most important tidal range in Europe(max40ft). Dozens of quality spots appear when the condtions are ideal. A pushing tide will dramatically boost the swell. The water is not polluted.
Jersey is the largest island. When surfing in Jersey is mentioned thoughts automatically turn towards St Ouens Bay and in particular the area around the Watersplash. There are several other locations in St Ouens and elsewhere on the Island though.
Guernsey has less spots but waves are excellent.
Alderney (Aurigny) is one of the smaller, less known Channel islands. Only 12 km from the French mainland, this rocky island is swept by some of the strongest tidal currents in the English channel/la Manche The northern end of the island has several small beaches which picks up swell on big days.

English (Translate this text in English): Channel Islands can provide good quality surf when the conditions are right. Channel Islands have one thing special: they have the most important tidal range in Europe(max40ft). Dozens of quality spots appear when the condtions are ideal. A pushing tide will dramatically boost the swell. The water is not polluted.<br /><b>Jersey</b> is the largest island. When surfing in Jersey is mentioned thoughts automatically turn towards St Ouens Bay and in particular the area around the Watersplash. There are several other locations in St Ouens and elsewhere on the Island though.<br /><b>Guernsey</b> has less spots but waves are excellent.<br /><b>Alderney (Aurigny)</b> is one of the smaller, less known Channel islands. Only 12 km from the French mainland, this rocky island is swept by some of the strongest tidal currents in the English channel/la Manche The northern end of the island has several small beaches which picks up swell on big days.

English (Translate this text in English): Channel Islands can provide good quality surf when the conditions are right. Channel Islands have one thing special: they have the most important tidal range in Europe(max40ft). Dozens of quality spots appear when the condtions are ideal. A pushing tide will dramatically boost the swell. The water is not polluted.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Jersey&lt;&#47;b&gt; is the largest island. When surfing in Jersey is mentioned thoughts automatically turn towards St Ouens Bay and in particular the area around the Watersplash. There are several other locations in St Ouens and elsewhere on the Island though.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Guernsey&lt;&#47;b&gt; has less spots but waves are excellent.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Alderney (Aurigny)&lt;&#47;b&gt; is one of the smaller, less known Channel islands. Only 12 km from the French mainland, this rocky island is swept by some of the strongest tidal currents in the English channel&#47;la Manche The northern end of the island has several small beaches which picks up swell on big days.

English (Translate this text in English): Channel Islands can provide good quality surf when the conditions are right. Channel Islands have one thing special: they have the most important tidal range in Europe(max40ft). Dozens of quality spots appear when the condtions are ideal. A pushing tide will dramatically boost the swell. The water is not polluted.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Jersey&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt; is the largest island. When surfing in Jersey is mentioned thoughts automatically turn towards St Ouens Bay and in particular the area around the Watersplash. There are several other locations in St Ouens and elsewhere on the Island though.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Guernsey&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt; has less spots but waves are excellent.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Alderney (Aurigny)&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt; is one of the smaller, less known Channel islands. Only 12 km from the French mainland, this rocky island is swept by some of the strongest tidal currents in the English channel&amp;#47;la Manche The northern end of the island has several small beaches which picks up swell on big days.

Seasonal swell & wind variations:

West only

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Traje Fullsuit Traje Fullsuit Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit) Calzones Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit) Traje Fullsuit
Water temp. 7°C
45°F
8°C
46°F
11°C
52°F
18°C
64°F
16°C
61°F
11°C
52°F
Air temp. 6°C
43°F
10°C
50°F
18°C
64°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
Climate

Seasonal swell & wind variations

West only

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Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Alderney - Braye (Mount Hale Side) - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Alderney - Braye Bay - / -
Left Beach-break All surfers
Alderney - Corblets Bay 4 / -
Beach-break All surfers
Guernsey - Centres 8 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Guernsey - Fort Le Marchant 5 / -
Left Point-break Experienced surfers
Guernsey - L'Ancresse Pembroke - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Guernsey - Perelle Big Peak 1 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Guernsey - Perelle Left 3 / -
Left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Guernsey - Perelle Right 5 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Guernsey - Portinfer 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Guernsey - Suck Reef 1 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Guernsey - Suckers - / -
Right Reef-rocky
Guernsey - T'otherside 2 / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
Guernsey - The Knife - / -
Left Point-break All surfers
Guernsey - Vazon Beach 7 / -
Right and left Beach-break Beginners wave
Guernsey - Vazon Reef 5 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Jersey - Castles (gorey) 1 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Jersey - Goldsmiths 8 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Jersey - Greve de Lecq 7 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Jersey - Icco tower 1 / -
Left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Jersey - La mare 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Jersey - Les Laveurs 4 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Jersey - Petit Port 5 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Jersey - Plemont 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Jersey - Stinkies 4 / -
Left Point-break Experienced surfers
Jersey - Watersplash 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Jerseys - El tico - / -
St Brelade 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
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By Anonymous , 28-03-2007

Batty's brunette! - i dunno! i think she is from norway though! very pretty!!

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Beans in Margs - Hey my girlfriend is a bean and im a has bean...were living in Perth and heading down to margs... love to hear from ya.

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battys brunette - who is battys brunette?

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