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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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 Praia do Farol - lado poente

Portugal, Algarve

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Go to Vila Nova de Milfontes and leave your car near the lighthouse. Take the wood stairs at your right and you are in the beach

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Vila Nova de Milfontes and leave your car near the lighthouse. Take the wood stairs at your right and you are in the beach

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Vila Nova de Milfontes and leave your car near the lighthouse. Take the wood stairs at your right and you are in the beach

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Vila Nova de Milfontes and leave your car near the lighthouse. Take the wood stairs at your right and you are in the beach

DistanceIn the city

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight and left

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerPowerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

You have to paddle at least 15 min, to reach the good waves. In hard days you will nead very good lungs. Don't go to the water when it's low water because of the rocks, even in high water it's dangerous!

English (Translate this text in English): You have to paddle at least 15 min, to reach the good waves. In hard days you will nead very good lungs. Don't go to the water when it's low water because of the rocks, even in high water it's dangerous!

English (Translate this text in English): You have to paddle at least 15 min, to reach the good waves. In hard days you will nead very good lungs. Don't go to the water when it's low water because of the rocks, even in high water it's dangerous!

English (Translate this text in English): You have to paddle at least 15 min, to reach the good waves. In hard days you will nead very good lungs. Don't go to the water when it's low water because of the rocks, even in high water it's dangerous!

Atmosphere

Very few surfers, because of the rocks (every time i went there, i was alone)

English (Translate this text in English): Very few surfers, because of the rocks (every time i went there, i was alone)

English (Translate this text in English): Very few surfers, because of the rocks (every time i went there, i was alone)

English (Translate this text in English): Very few surfers, because of the rocks (every time i went there, i was alone)

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By Me , 21-01-2007

Heavy Water - Surfed here last year and it was a real workout. Lots of water moving. But once youre out the back, expect some heavy pits. The water felt like it had more weight in it.

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