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Best 5 Surfing Locations

As a California native, surfing is special to me. It is built-in as part of the California identity. Beach life, sunshine, and surf. Although I am not a surfer, I have always been a fan. Surfing will always be a favorite sport for me to watch.

Choosing the 5 best surf spots in the world is speculative. It depends on a few factors. Such as: weather conditions, personal preference, and the overall highest rated spots to surf. Check out these 5 locations in 2023.

#5 Tahiti
"The swells mainly break backwards, but the outer reef also creates left breaks that surfers must be cautious of when paddling out. Teahupo'o is renowned for the consistent number of barrels it delivers. It is a rewarding location and is widely regarded as being on the 'must-surf' list of every enthusiastic surfer." ~Wikipedia
The date and time in Teahupoʻo is current.
#4 Portugal
"Nazaré is a popular surfing destination because of the high breaking waves that form due to the presence of the underwater Nazaré Canyon. The canyon increases and converges the incoming ocean swell which, in conjunction with the local water current, dramatically enlarges wave heights." ~Wikipedia
The date and time in Nazare is current.
#3 Hawaii
In winter, Waimea and other North Shore locations such as Pipeline and Sunset Beach host a number of surfing contests because of the large waves found here. These waves are created by winter storms in the North Pacific, and their arrival on O'ahu's North Shore is typically forecast accurately several days in advance. In summer, Waimea typically has clear and calm water. ~Wikipedia
The date and time in Waimea is current.
#2 New Zealand
"Raglan is best known for its surf. Eight kilometres from the Raglan township is a series of surf breaks including Indicators, Whale Bay, Manu Bay, Vortex Bay. Manu Bay was featured in the 1966 movie The Endless Summer and in the 2010 movie Last Paradise. The traditional name for Manu Bay is 'Waikeri', meaning surging or swirling waters. The former native reserve was bought for a recreation reserve in 1971." ~Wikipedia
The date and time in Raglan is current.
#1 Hawaii
"Mavericks is a winter destination for some of the world's best big wave surfers. It is a surfing location in northern California outside Pillar Point Harbor, just north of the town of Half Moon Bay at the village of Princeton-by-the-Sea." ~Wikipedia
The date and time in California is current.


The number of surf videos and films are plenty, but here are a few that take special notice. #1 Laird Hamilton is the best big wave surfer in the world. #2 Kelly Slateris widely regarded as the greatest professional surfer of all time, and holds 56 Championship Tour victories. #3 Sebastian Steudtner “The largest wave surfed (unlimited) – male is 26.21 m (86 feet), and was achieved by Sebastian Steudtner (Germany), off the coast of Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, on 29 October 2020,” reads a statement from Guinness World Records. #4 Endless Summer "Bruce Brown's sixth film. The Endless Summer, is the archetypal tale of two California surfers hitting the the road to follow summer and surf around the world." Watch the original before checking out part two.

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