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From Halifax, head southwest on 103/3 towards Yarmouth, staying with route 3 as they split at Barrington. Follow 3 past turn off to Clark's Harbour and look for Forbes Point Road on your left.
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Alternative name Forbes Point
Good day length
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
One can find steep fast breaks, excellent right and left point breaks, along with offshore reef and shoal breaks all along the southeast coast, making Nova Scotia's largely untapped surfing opportunities prime for colonization.
The best season is August to late November when numerous hurricanes and tropical storms pound the southern coast. Water temperatures can reach 20 degrees Celsius (low 70's Fahrenheit) and the air remains warm until early October. Wetsuits, 4/3 full suit is best, are suggested as water and air temperatures can fluctuate. Surfers are hard pressed to find any crowds, thus adding to the beauty of it all.
If you're into having the whole beach all to yourself, then this is definately one you should checkout. It is fairly isolated but still within an hour of one of Nova Scotia's larger cities. Don't expect much of a night life beyond your beach fire though. There are some provincial park campgrounds around that offer more chances to meet people.
It is a beautiful place.
By anonymous , 31-05-2006
Ahh...where? - I drove all around this place and could only find fish plants at each corner of this supposed break (pumping fish waste into the water...). From what I can gather you have to walk for 20-30 minutes from either road to get to the break indicated on the map. I didn't feel up for a hike with no guarantee that there was a break on the other end so I took off down the road to another break. If anyone has found the break let me know.
By anonymous , 17-04-2006
NEDSlider - Could anyone tell me if there any good family campgrounds close to Pubnico?
By anonymous , 31-03-2006
- These pictures are not from Yarmouth they are from Point Pleasant Park! Cant you see the condoms and do-do floatin?
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