Latest bodysurfing conditions
The map above shows up-to-date bodysurfing conditions for beaches around the world. Zoom in to select good bodysurfing areas, then compare nearby beaches (full 5 day forecasts are also available from here for nearly 900 locations).
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Bodysurfing in Nicaragua
Have you ever fancied a bodysurfing holiday to Nicaragua?
It may not be the obvious choice for going on a bodysurfing holiday, but as you can see here it has proved to be a very interesting location to this crew for many reasons. Take a look at this groups fantastic home video which includes photos, video shorts, and the odd joke thrown in for good measure. It's a real hoot.
Their trip was to..
Global Swell Outlook
25th to 31st July 2016:-
The Swell Outlook for the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans - including prospects for tropical cyclone development.
There will be good northerly swell affecting the west coast of Iberia as well as the Canary Islands this week, with generally cross or offshore winds on the west coast of Iberia. Southern Portugal and...
North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Season - 2016
The UK Met Office has today issued its prediction for the likely numbers of Tropical Cyclones and Hurricanes to affect the North Atlantic during 2016.
They expect 14 tropical storms and 8 hurricanes to form, which is...
Wedge Slyde Handboard Review
Facts about the Wedge from Slyde Handboards
Slyde Handboards are different. The Handboards are nearly like real Surfboards,with a foam core and fiberglass, but just a little bit smaller. The Wedge Handboard is 19.8inch long and 10.1inch wide and the weight is about 650 gram. All the Wedge Handboards from Slyde are provided with an goPro-Plug in front of the nose and a leash plug on the tail. The price is...
Piha Beach New Zealand January 2016
It's taken me nearly 60 years to get to New Zealand but wow did I have a good 3 month trip there. I attempted to swim the Cook Strait in a 2 man relay with my buddy Danny Hanlon under the control and guidance of Philip Rush the legendary world record holder open water swimmer and we swam 35 k in 9 hours with only 3.9 k to go, the swim got abandoned due to a storm and we missed a world swimming record by a whisker.
So what did I do next with all that fitness in me, as one does go straight to the top Auckland beach 'Piha' for 2 weeks of bodysurfing. Piha has a weekly TV show 'Piha Rescue' and every NZ person said it was the most dangerous beach in NZ, so needless to say I...