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Cave is located near Crazy Left, on a bay that is situated next to it on the left side.
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Sete Bafos
Wave qualityTotally Epic
ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthWest
Good wind directionEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
- Rips / undertow
This wave works in similar conditions to Reef, so when Reef is fully working you can check out Cave, because is working for sure.
Cave is also called Sete Bafos that means Seven Spits, because the wave is allways throwing huge spray spits from the hollow barrels.
Cave - Sete Bafos is one of the heaviest waves in Ericeira, the Portuguese Bodyboarding magazine finds this spot so insane that they said if someone was going to surf there to notify them, so they can do a full article on the magazine.
In General :
- Very Shallow
- Very Sick
- Very Hollow
- Very Heavy
By Surfin Bird , 04-07-2010
Cavar daqui para fora - To all who might concern. I have read and heard a lot about Cave and so many other places and the truth is.....like in every place in the world. Dont talk about it, surf it!
Every place can be a dream spot, depending on the day and your spirit. And if you scared....leave and let others enjoy it.
By magoito , 30-11-2006
just blablabla - all of you just speak about cave, but its just words, the wave don´t want to be speaked, want to be surfed.the waves aren´t like football!
By Carlos Fonseca , 29-07-2006
Cave - Cave can hold up a lot more then 2.5m...and is without any doubt one of the heaviest waves in Europe...
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