Water Waves

Where are the best surfing beaches?

The best surfing beaches are located along the edges of oceans when wind conditions have produced waves with large wavelengths. Another requirement of a good surfing beach is a gradual decrease in water depth.

Some of the best surfing is done on Waikiki beach on Oahu in the summer and the north shores of Oahu and Kaua’i in Hawaii in the winter. In the continental United States the best surfing is in southern California. The Pacific Ocean, famous for its long wavelengths and gradual decreasing depth beaches, has some of the best surfing in the world.


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