January in Tofino

January 5th, 2022

What can you do in the winter time in Tofino? A lot of businesses will temporarily close and the pace of life will slow down in the town. Not Swell Tofino, we are going to be open every day of the week in January and all the months coming …


HAPPY SWELL HOLIDAYS

December 9th, 2021

Swell Holiday Season It’s that time of the year again! The Holiday Season! People might think it is time for skiing and snowboarding, but not for us! Here at Swell Tofino we stay open during the cold months and provide you with the perfect winter gear to keep you …


Tofino Winter Wetsuit

December 3rd, 2021

Why do people wear wetsuits? People wear wetsuits to keep themselves warm (comfortable) and feel safer in the water while practicing certain sports! Most wetsuits are designed to do a specific exercise. Like surfing/ SUPing/ swimming/ triathlon/ diving.  How to choose which wetsuit to wear? First you need to …


SOFTECH SURFBOARDS

November 25th, 2021

New addition to Swell Tofino in store retail section! As of now we are starting to sell Softech Surfboards. A brand of Foam top Surfboards that is supported by many famous surfers like Mason Ho, Filipe Toledo, Eric Geiselman and Sally Fitzgibbons.  Soft top or Foam top surfboards are …


Surfing in Tofino during Storm Season

November 5th, 2021

When does the surf season end in Tofino? The question we always get during our surf lessons in the fall is the following: ‘When does the surf season end ?’. The answer is that it never does. We at Swell Tofino will continue offering rentals and surf lessons during …


Winter Surf in Tofino

October 21st, 2021

Winter Surf in Tofino Winter Surf in Tofino The fall/winter are great seasons to surf in Tofino, this time of the year is when we have the bigger waves and consistent swells in town. For more experienced surfers, you can consider this season to progress and challenge yourself.  However, …


Surfboard Rental Tofino

September 1st, 2021

Come say hi, we’ll point you in the right direction. Cover safety points. And get you catching waves! Swell Tofino is Tofino’s surf rental and lesson shop at the beach and along the highway. Swell Tofino. Surf rentals and lessons in Tofino. Swell makes renting and getting to the …


Surf Forecasting in Tofino

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July 3rd, 2021

Don’t just look at Magic seaweed and and constantly be confused and mislead. Understanding how weather works and the various factors affecting the surf will allow you to better forecast the surf. Factors affecting the surf: Swell – swell direction, height, and most important period Wind – Understanding the …