STORMRIDER SURF GUIDE: EUROPE ATLANTICS ISLAND
Includes Iceland & Scandinavia, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Azores & Madeira and Canary Isles. It contains fully revised and detailed information covering The Surf, Ocean Environment and Surf Culture on a country by country basis. The Surf outlines where to go and when to go and demystifies the Atlantic Islands from Iceland to the Canaries. Ocean Environment deals with pollution, erosion, access and hazards. Surf Culture illuminates the surf scene including history, surf media, contests and localism. The indispensable travelling information is concise plus there's links to all the latest oceanographic and swell forecasting resources. The Atlantic Islands are accurately mapped in detail, showing where to find the main surfing breaks. Each surf break report outlines how and where the waves break, quality, consistency and the general vibe. The unique Stormrider symbols reveal optimum wind, tide, swell size and direction, as well as wave type and bottom contour. Crowds, hazards, dangerous sea-life, pollution, access and environmental problems are also noted. A picture tells a thousand words so there are hundreds of the best photos of European surf ever compiled. Stunning images in crisp colour from the cream of the world's surf photographers add that extra dimension.