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Latitude: 39° 0.035' N
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About 50 km north of Lisbon by a national road of low quality. it´s near the famous Ribeira de Ilhas, to the north.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityTotally Epic
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
In the middle of the bay there´s a channel in the left side you have the CRAZY LEFT in the right side COXOS.Enjoy it and don´t be scare about the locals.
WHATCH YOUR CAR.BRING STRICTLY THE NECESSARY.
Spooky.Difficult to get in.Jagged roks.Creepy feelings all the time.
very , very good, but very crowded too the best time to go here is in the morning on week days, where you can sometimes surf alone...at weekends forget it!!!!
By Anonymous , 21-09-2007
perfect wave - to be short and sweet. when it gets off u have min 40 guys b4 630am on this point. just head 2km north to san lourenzo where ull be surfing same wave but alone!!! locals are super nice
By Anonymous , 14-04-2007
careful - the locals may allow you in coxos, but remember to respect them. there have been bad cases where one wct surfer thought he could surf coxos the way he surfs in his country, by not respecting others. bad idea.
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