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Look for Point Michaud Provincial Park in L'Ardoise, Richmond County, Cape Breton. Very easily found if you have a map of the area. The beach is right off the road, can't miss it.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
This is probably one of the best places to ever learn to surf. Sandy bottom, easy paddles, and harmless waves.
Like anyspot in Cape Breton you'll never find any other surfers in the line up. This is a very well known spot by everyone so, anyone is welcome here.
By SeanKahn , 16 Sep
RE: - Hi there! Thanks for the submission! I'm glad to be supplied with such an interesting thread,so many different opinions!
By ntaylor , 29-06-2007
Surfing starting on June 30 at Point Michaud - Surfs up at Point Michaud this weekend.Classes are beginning and all surfing levels will be there...
By Anonymous , 20-06-2007
Wanted: Board for rent or purchase - Will be back on Cape Breton Island this summer and looking for a board to rent or purchase. Met someone at Point Michaud last summer who said there was a surf shop in Sydney, but I've been unable to locate it. Suggestions?
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