About Wickaninnish

A popular spot with a big, wide, flat sandy beach, Wickaninnish can get good, just not that good, and if it's good here, it's better somewhere else.

Source: Wickaninnish Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Beginner-Advanced

Local Vibe

Welcoming

Welcoming Intimidating

Good, nonexistent.

Crowd Factor

Moderate

Mellow Heavy

Weekends and summers can be packed with vacationers staying in the local hotels.

Spot Rating

Poor

Poor Perfect

Kinda fun.

Shoulder Burn

Light

Light Exhausting

Not too bad.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Clean.

Additional Information

Hazards

Cold water.

Access

Very easy, located close to hotels.

Bring Your

Shortboard, funboard, longboard, fish

Seabed

Sand

Best Season

September-February

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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