In my opinion, yes. Too much water! Strange plot aswell.
Yes, they did add natures and EV's which did change the world of competitive battling forever. But still, is there any need for over half the game consist of surfing? The Elite Four were a disgrace and there was hardly anything to do post-game
P.S I don't want to start a flame war. It's one of the rules. If you disagree, please do so in an orderly fashion.