The North Coast has become a popular destination for surfers from around the globe due to its world class waves. However, with the power of the Atlantic Ocean and unpredictable weather conditions, it’s important to be aware of potential hazards and practice surf safety when in the water.

Safety Checklist

  • Always surf between the black and white chequered flags
  • Tell someone you are going surfing
  • Surf with a mate
  • Know your limits
  • Be aware of rip currents
  • Check weather conditions
  • Always wear a leash
  • Wear the right wetsuit
  • Understand surf etiquette
  • Call 999 in case of emergency and ask for the coastguard
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