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about 3k west off albufeira sign posted GALE on your left.main beach on your right reef on your left,park near beach,give locals respect.nice spot
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
if theirs swell in albufeira,oura or any south coast tourist beaches this is the place to head.
good vibe, chill out share waves with locals,dont drop in!!
top dollar when its on.
By neilo , 08-02-2007
Gale summertime - very rarely does Gale beach get good surf in the summer,if it did there is way to many people on the beach or in the water to surf.although september can be good.goodluck.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 07-02-2007
Gale - This is gale beach right... used to surfing in wales.. Hows the surf during the summer months? Also what kind of skill level would you recommend to surf here as i have a few mates who are going who will probably like to give it a go but have never surfed before. Cheers in advance.
By Cat , 23-01-2007
Info from someone - Hi,Just wanted to say thanks for the info. It will help me from causing myself some serious damage...hopefully!!!
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