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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Figueiros

Portugal, Algarve

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 37° 14.867' N
Longitude: 8° 52.164' W

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About hal way between Aljazur and carapeteira, look fr signs to Vale Figueiros

English (Translate this text in English): About hal way between Aljazur and carapeteira, look fr signs to Vale Figueiros

English (Translate this text in English): About hal way between Aljazur and carapeteira, look fr signs to Vale Figueiros

English (Translate this text in English): About hal way between Aljazur and carapeteira, look fr signs to Vale Figueiros

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Vale Figueiros

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerOrdinary, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest, South

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionDon't know

Best tide movementDon't know

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

A nice beach break which picks up a lot of swell, if the main sand-bars are crowded (nly likely in summer) walk half a km north or south to surf on your own.

English (Translate this text in English): A nice beach break which picks up a lot of swell, if the main sand-bars are crowded (nly likely in summer) walk half a km north or south to surf on your own.

English (Translate this text in English): A nice beach break which picks up a lot of swell, if the main sand-bars are crowded (nly likely in summer) walk half a km north or south to surf on your own.

English (Translate this text in English): A nice beach break which picks up a lot of swell, if the main sand-bars are crowded (nly likely in summer) walk half a km north or south to surf on your own.

Atmosphere

nice beach break - nothing special

English (Translate this text in English): nice beach break - nothing special

English (Translate this text in English): nice beach break - nothing special

English (Translate this text in English): nice beach break - nothing special

General

yo can look north to Ariffana or south to the Carapeteira headland when in the lineup.

English (Translate this text in English): yo can look north to Ariffana or south to the Carapeteira headland when in the lineup.

English (Translate this text in English): yo can look north to Ariffana or south to the Carapeteira headland when in the lineup.

English (Translate this text in English): yo can look north to Ariffana or south to the Carapeteira headland when in the lineup.

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Pisco23 avatar
Figueiros
Por Pisco23
24 ago 2007
nice peak - Hardly anyone one out here when I arrived (late!) and had the choice of two peaks one either side of the direct accees to this beach.  I chose the northerly peak, as a surf-scholl was warming up on the beach near the southern one.... The
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Viaje: Portugal
Por Pisco23
De 20 ago 2007 a 3 sep 2007
Haven't been to portugal for over 5 years, now returning with kids - so it will be interesting to see how we can work around them and their totalitarian eating-sleeping regime. and my surfing.  I guess I'll hi the water whenever I can, i
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