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Latitude: 57° 25.594' N
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DRIVE 50 MILES SOUTH OF TOWN AND YOU'LL HIT THE BEACH. Fossil Beach is the last beach after the Rocket Launch Complex.
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Fossil beach can be surfed on both sides. On larger days the reef is much better than the beach break.
NO CROWDS! Pristine, and i caught my first wave here.
Its mainly a beach break so it offers a variety of waves.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 27-06-2007
surf??? - I am from yukon, and the nearest place to surf is my old home, alaska, i need some info, and would love to discover the frozen unknown waves of this beautiful state. email me if u can help gunalcheesh!!
By Mongoose , 20-05-2007
Solid - One of the most premier and pristine breaks I have ever been. Black sand beaches, pinks running up the river, and clean right or left breaks on a sandy bottom. A crowded lineup here means more then 3 people in the water, and throw a shaka to the locals and your good to go.Not as cold as you may think in the summertime, buckle down in the winter! I tackled it in a 4/3 Psycho with no problem year round.
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