Finland isn’t the first place that comes in mind when thinking about surfing. However, during the right conditions, surfable waves do occur on the country’s shores. The Baltic sea is a relatively small inland sea, so for large enough waves to occur, storm winds are required.

The right kind of storms are most common during the spring and autumn, which means both the temperature of the air and water are close to zero degrees Celsius. So, instead of colourful swimming shorts, the surfers have to wear thick wetsuits.