Summerville Spot ID
Photo credit: rhiannon fitzpatrick
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 3.9 °C
Summerville on the South Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here.
For Port Mouton, Nova Scotia, 2 km from Summerville.
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At Western Head Airport, 14 km from Summerville.
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At Halifax Harbour Buoy, 81 miles from Summerville.
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Overall Summerville Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- The closest passenger airport to Summerville is Greenwood Airport (YZX) in Canada, 117 km (73 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Summerville is Shearwater (Halifax) Airport (YAW), also in Canada, 132 km (82 miles) away.
- Third is Halifax International Airport (YHZ) in Canada, 149 km (93 miles) away.
- Saint John (St. John) Airport (YSJ) in Canada is 175 km (109 miles) away.
- Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Summerville and is 243 km (151 miles) away.
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