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“disappointing expected surf and surfers”
Review of The Wedge

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boston, ma
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“disappointing expected surf and surfers”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

maybe we were there at the wrong time for surf, but read that this was the best place to watch surfers. the water was like a lake and there was no surfers there for sure. it's a pretty place to go watch boats coming and going.
we road our bikes we rented the length of the beach. enjoyed the beautiful homes along the bike path.

Visited January 2014
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Place to Watch the Waves”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

This spot is a fantastic place to watch the body surfers. The waves are extreme even when the rest of the beach is not. Take a chair and your favorite beverage and watch these brave young guys.

Visited December 2013
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“fun place to watch the power of the ocean”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

The Wedge is a beach in Newport Beach at the end of the peninsula. The jetty juts out at the point, the beach on the northside is -The Wedge.

The Wedge has a shore break. Its usually only 4-6 feet high, but on some days it gets huge, 12-20 foot shore break. An ambulance usually sits in the very small parking lot and waits for the next danger seeker to eat sand on these days. Its not a wave for a rookie thats for sure. Fun to watch and a sight to see when its huge. Only locals ride it when it gets big and not many of those do. Its body surfing and boogie boards mostly. Once in a while a surfer will give it a go. Has a serious undertow also. If you are a weak swimmer, try further up by the pier, you won't get sucked out to sea and end up 9 months later in Fiji.

Visited July 2013
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Newport Beach, California
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Scary Body surfing”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Located at the end of Newport Beach, this beach is home to the most dangerous waves in the area. When the waves kick up, they can be quite scary and dangerous. May body surfers have been seriously hurt & some paralyzed, but it is quite a sight to see the surfers taking the waves.

Visited June 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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133 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great beach”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

He reason this didn't get 5 is because we had to walk a long ways to get to the beach. With four kids in tow that is not a fun experience. Also, there isn't anywhere to wash the sand off of you. Other than that the beach was great. The waves get big and the sand is perfect for digging in and building. Beautiful view.

Visited November 2013
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