The Stormrider Guide Europe Atlantic Islands is the latest addition to the lavishly designed full-color Stormrider series with coverage from Iceland to the Canary Islands. The Atlantic Islands are accurately mapped in detail, showing where to find the main surfing breaks. Each surf break report outlines how and where the waves break, quality, consistency and the general vibe. The unique Stormrider symbols reveal optimum wind, tide, swell size and direction, as well as wave type and bottom contour.Ocean Environment deals with pollution, erosion, access, and hazards, while Surf Culture illuminates the surf scene, including history, surf media, contests, and local trivia. +Hundreds of stunning images in crisp color from the cream of the worlds surf photographers add the extra dimension that makes The Stormrider books the best surf guides out there. +High-quality design with 60 color road atlas-style maps, superb photos, and 300 illustrations.