North Sea

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Wide and relatively shallow branch of the North Atlantic Ocean, between Great Britain and mainland Europe, bordering the shores of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, England, and Scotland. The North Sea is about 600 miles north to south and 350 miles west to east. Surfing is practiced throughout the year in every North Sea–facing nation. Small to medium-sized waves funne...

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