The video was shot by Eric Goggin and it shows the tidal bore coming in and Perez stands up and rides the wave, all shot from the drone above the water. It’s a unique view of the tidal bore and having a surfer in the shot adds some perspective to the speed and size of the wave. - Moncton, NB. This is the short version. A lone surfer, Luc Richard of Moncton, launches his surfboard upstream of Moncton's Bore Park and then drifts and paddles towards Dieppe to wait for the tidal bore. May 18, is a new Moon day; the wave is expected to be slightly bigger than average. Surfing Petitcodiac River in Moncton, New Brunswick. A world away from Southern California, the two surfers Colin Whitbread and JJ Wessels came to surf a river wave in the land of Endless Winter, Canada. Their goal: riding the tidal bore on the Petitcodiac River in Moncton, New Brunswick.
All videos on this site are displayed according to YouTube Terms of Service. There are some great viewing spots to catch a view of the tidal bore along the Peticodiac River as it comes in from the Bay of Fundy on the high tides. Probably the best known viewing spot is in Moncton where an outdoor seating grandstand has been built along the boardwalk trail that runs along the river. The tourist info center is also at the Chocolate River Factory so it's a perfect stop to park and watch the bore. Lots of parking here and the trail is awesome!
Riverview, on the other side of the Peticodiac river from Moncton, also has fantastic viewing spots. Depending on many natural factors, it can vary 15 to 20 minutes before or after the scheduled time. The tidal bore did look pretty good and the clear blue sky combined with the total absence of wind made the water look super smooth. This is the short version. A full body wet suit is also a good idea to avoid skin contact with the Petitcodiac River's "chocolate" water. The Tidal Bore occurs twice per day and creates a thick wave of water from the higher waters in the bay Bay of Fundy which run up the placid Peticodiac River and roll back upstream in one wave, which can vary in height from 3 cm 1 in.
The tidal bore was right on schedule this day, arriving within a few minutes of the advertised time. The surging tidal wave first passes under the Gunningsville Bridge, hitting the cement pillars that support the structure with a big splash, and then rushes up past the Chocolate River Factory on the banks of the river where a large boardwalk viewing area with interpretive panels has been built. The long version is here: www. Riverview, on the other side of the Peticodiac river from Moncton, also has fantastic viewing spots. Le 18 mai est jour de nouvelle Lune ce qui devrait occasionner une vague un peu plus grosse que la moyenne. Close [X]. Book your rooms now and pay later, always best online rate guaranteed, no credit card and free cancellation options are available as indicated.