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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 37° 10.219' N
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After you get in Altura is very simple, you go through the avenue to the beach cark park and than you will see the beach..
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Rotamar
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionSouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
A simple beach break, that like all beaches it has it´s days :) you should check it, when it´s huge everywhere else.
By Anonymous , 30-04-2009
fake ? - i would like to know what spot is this in altura ? because i live there 20 years and i never saw this wave.
By herwig , 10-08-2008
Open beach - This spot is one of the rare beaches with open view to the sea along the Sand-Algarve between Faro and the Spanish border. All others have offshore sand islands with more or less hard access.
Chance to get a wave duru#ing summer period is low, better come in winter when West-Algarve is too rough.
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