The North Shore of Oahu is incredibly famous for its prominent surf culture. Every year from November through March, the North Shore is graced by countless large swells. These swells produce some of the best surfing conditions in the world, attracting surfers from around the globe.
Surfing competitions are held throughout the season, such as The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and The Eddie. Many tourists and locals travel to the North Shore during this time to watch the large waves crash on the shorelines of Pipeline and Waimea Bay.