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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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 Ilha do farol

Portugal, Algarve

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 36° 58.34' N
Longitude: 7° 51.918' W

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 Access

take a ferry from olhão city to farol island (the spot)

English (Translate this text in English): take a ferry from olhão city to farol island (the spot)

English (Translate this text in English): take a ferry from olhão city to farol island (the spot)

English (Translate this text in English): take a ferry from olhão city to farol island (the spot)

DistanceIn the city

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name farol

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Fun, Ledgey

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, SouthEast

Good wind directionNorth, SouthWest, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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 Additional Information

park the car in olhão city and then take the ferry to the spot(farol island)please be nice to the locals and you will have no trouble.

English (Translate this text in English): park the car in olhão city and then take the ferry to the spot(farol island)please be nice to the locals and you will have no trouble.

English (Translate this text in English): park the car in olhão city and then take the ferry to the spot(farol island)please be nice to the locals and you will have no trouble.

English (Translate this text in English): park the car in olhão city and then take the ferry to the spot(farol island)please be nice to the locals and you will have no trouble.

Atmosphere

this spot its a paradise...amanzing to surf and a very enjoyable wave.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot its a paradise...amanzing to surf and a very enjoyable wave.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot its a paradise...amanzing to surf and a very enjoyable wave.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot its a paradise...amanzing to surf and a very enjoyable wave.

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By Pedro Aguas , 10-09-2006

amanzing feeling - Do you know that great feeling, when you think everything is almost perfect? I always can feel it when i m there... in Farol island! Farol rula mto pessoal! Meet this place! but treat him with respect... enjoy soul surf

By Al Bine do Gás , 08-02-2006

empurrárem-me - atira-te ó mar e diz que te empurráremapanha uma onda logo de manhã

By Al Bine , 08-02-2006

ganda noia - ná nada pra fazer

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