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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 37° 6.893' N
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this spot could be a surprise for u it is situated in praia da rocha(portimão)the pic its byside the river.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Rocha
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerOrdinary, Fun, Powerless
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
could park the car down in front of the spot.when sagres get big sweel here its a good alternative
good atmosphere,respect local and u will be respect too.
good alternative to west coast of sagres,when get 6feet in the west coast this spot starts to break a surfable wave.
By wollynullen , 02-04-2011
help!! - hey am going to the algarve next week and nedd some info on praia da rocha at this time of year...
By Anonymous , 17-11-2009
Board Hire - I'm coming out to Algarve this week and would like to rent a board for a day or two. Is there a shop nr Praia de Rocha?
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