About the Reef

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On the biggest days of the season, Nelscott Reef breaks about a mile offshore from Canyon Drive Park, in Lincoln City, Oregon. The massive open ocean swells are generated during the winter months.

Coming primarily from the northwest and westward direction, these storms produce wave heights in the 30’-50’ range once they hit the outer reef with some occasional crazy swells maxing out in the 60’-70’ range.



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Journey To The Reef

Journey to the Reef is a Big Wave Surf movie set in the Pacific Northwest. The film follows a group of world class professional surfers as they take on the challenge of one of the most dangerous waves in the world, Nelscott Reef. Directed by Phil Schlieder Executive Producers: Adam Wagner, Gabe Smith, Mike Bowers, …