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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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 Alvor

Portugal, Algarve

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 37° 7.345' N
Longitude: 8° 35.788' W

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main alvor beach

English (Translate this text in English): main alvor beach

English (Translate this text in English): main alvor beach

English (Translate this text in English): main alvor beach

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

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

Best tide positionHigh tide only

Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

more powerful than it looks even when small, breaks in shallow water over sand, strong cross shore rip inside

English (Translate this text in English): more powerful than it looks even when small, breaks in shallow water over sand, strong cross shore rip inside

English (Translate this text in English): more powerful than it looks even when small, breaks in shallow water over sand, strong cross shore rip inside

English (Translate this text in English): more powerful than it looks even when small, breaks in shallow water over sand, strong cross shore rip inside

Atmosphere

i surfed alvor everyday for a week in september and was the only person out each time

English (Translate this text in English): i surfed alvor everyday for a week in september and was the only person out each time

English (Translate this text in English): i surfed alvor everyday for a week in september and was the only person out each time

English (Translate this text in English): i surfed alvor everyday for a week in september and was the only person out each time

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Alvor
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Portugal

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By kiangarin@gmail.com , 24-06-2007

Board hire? - Is there anywhere you can hire a board? I'm going next week.

By tuga , 03-04-2004

no title - GANDA TANGA!!

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