The first and only guide describing North America's most famous waves, specifically written for surfers, by surfers, in collaboration with America's leading surf journalists. Its functional design with beautiful images from the best international surf photographers, plus accurate relief maps, make it the only complete guide to wave sport locations in North America. A crucial travel guide for all types of surfers, providing essential information on where to go, when to go, history, culture and environment. Appraisals of the North American continent from Baja to Alaska in the west and Miami to Nova Scotia in the east. Detailed information on the main surfing locations include consistency, crowds, hazards and many environmental notes from access to water quality.