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Latitude: 41° 40.868' N
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This place is great and NOT illegal if precautions are used as to where you enter/exit the water. SUCH CRAP that those among us are using there F@#cking west coast localism to try and keep areas like this private. There will never be the jammed line-ups on the great lakes like so many are scared of. We need to continue the traditions and educate those who deisire to learn this wonderful sport.
DistanceIn the city
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name whiting
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionDon't know
Best tide movementDon't know
Week-end crowdFew surfers
South lake surfing BP plant on left and chicago on right not to shabby
dont park allong the beach the cops like to tow away your ride
By TD , 20-09-2010
dirty waters - pollution pollution and more pollution!
it gets good as far as lake standards but i dont know if its worth the water quality risk's-too bad
one of the few places that offer safe harbor in a hard NW gale
By Graham , 20-05-2008
When does this place go off? - You must have to have one hell of a wind to get waves. How many people are actually in the water for this place to be a locals only spot? i would love to see pictures!!!
By Anonymous , 28-04-2008
Just like ... - The Waimea of the Great Lakes for sure. If I had a nickel for every time I saw this place spitting out 2x barrels while the winds were screaming offshore, I could quit my job ...
Bring your big guns ... and your balls ...
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