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s0ulsurfing's photo of Isle of Wight - Compton

pacey in the right place again

Average rating of 3.85 from 13 votes

Isle of Wight - Compton

Spot Location: UK + Ireland > England > Isle of Wight - Compton

Date Taken: 12th September 2008. 3631 page views since 2nd June 2009.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
3ft 13s 257.94° 2.5ft 4s   8
mph
Sunny 60°f
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My fuckin ovens busted!! Jun 4, 2009 Rating: -1

big respect to the island crew. pity its not that regular up where you are

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s0ulsurfing Jun 5, 2009 Rating: -1

i laughed when i saw that too, but actually its not far from the truth, the best waves are rare and mostly happen on cold winter days when no one is here anyway, its not really a surf-tourist hot spot

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scottishsurf11 Jun 5, 2009 Rating: -1

your not trying to stop this break getting uncrowded are you?;) lol

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The Swindler Jun 4, 2009 Rating: 1

Well....yes. It really is flat here most of the year. We get surf maybe once a month, not ever worth visiting, especially as the ferry is £81.50 for a return from the mainland. Just go to Bournemouth or Brighton, thats where the real good waves are. Once, it was 6ft...but onshore.

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dannyoconnor Jun 4, 2009 Rating: 1

jezus!! isle of white! get in! looks like it might shut down???

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s0ulsurfing Jun 5, 2009 Rating: 1

that one didnt close, that break can hold a bigger swell on the right tide

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Psychedelic Surfer Jun 4, 2009 Rating: -1

cheers swinny and cheers jason really love this shot, awesome light!

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The Swindler Jun 3, 2009 Rating: -1

Sweet as Pacey, sweetest pic I've seen for years, respect Jason too, rad angle, really great lighting, Captured one of the best days with a great vibe in the water, good memories eh?

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s0ulsurfing Jun 4, 2009 Rating: -1

thanks 'swindler' you're right it was a good day with good vibes, most of the bigger days at the bay are (when its not too crowded)

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