Yes - it is true,
you can surf at Kincardine’s Station Beach!
North West winds kick up some nice surf swell at Station Beach. In fact, 2012 Explore Magazine ranked Kincardine Station Beach as second in Canada for "Where to surf in Canada". Redbull.ca listed this beach as "Canada’s Top Surf Spots".
Station Beach Kincardine is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Ontario and is home to the most beautiful and moving sunsets in the world. Station Beach is also known as one of the best places to surf on The Great Lakes! That’s right, Kincardine is a #surftown. When North West winds blow through, surfers from all over trek to Kincardine’s Station Beach to enjoy the surf & swell that's being served up by good ol’ mother nature. Surfers enjoy the fact that they can JUMP off the end of the pier into the large surf and catch some of the longest rides they’ve ever had (when the conditions are right, of course)!
Kincardine's Station Beach is also home to the biggest surf competition in The Great Lakes. The West Shore Huron Classic // The Great Lakes Surf Competition presented by Billabong which runs every Fall - when Kincardine gets it's most reliable swells.
Surfers also enjoy the proximity of the surf break to local Kincardine stores, restaurants and the fact that parking, washrooms, and warm showers are available right on the beach!
Rent a paddle board from West Shore's mobile surf truck, play a game of beach volleyball or roam along the boardwalk which runs from the harbour to Albert Street. Listen to the bagpipes of the Phantom Piper from the lighthouse every evening - except for Saturday's. On Saturdays at precisely 8 p.m., the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band takes to the street, and followed by a crowd of tourists and locals, marches down Queen Street and back again to perform in Victoria Park.
When the Lakes go flat grab your paddle board and hit the water! We get some amazing flat water days and downwind days here on Lake Huron.