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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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 Coxos

Portugal, Central Ericeira

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 39° 0.035' N
Longitude: 9° 25.615' W

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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.

or Pass Ericeira go to Ribamar than you see the sign PRAIA DOS COXOS than you see the the beach bay but 500 m to the left there´s another bay(bigger) thats the famous COXOS WAVE

English (Translate this text in English): About 50 km north of Lisbon by a national road of low quality. it´s near the famous Ribeira de Ilhas, to the north.<br /><br />or Pass Ericeira go to Ribamar than you see the sign PRAIA DOS COXOS than you see the the beach bay but 500 m to the left there´s another bay(bigger) thats the famous COXOS WAVE

English (Translate this text in English): About 50 km north of Lisbon by a national road of low quality. it´s near the famous Ribeira de Ilhas, to the north.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;or Pass Ericeira go to Ribamar than you see the sign PRAIA DOS COXOS than you see the the beach bay but 500 m to the left there´s another bay(bigger) thats the famous COXOS WAVE

English (Translate this text in English): About 50 km north of Lisbon by a national road of low quality. it´s near the famous Ribeira de Ilhas, to the north.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;or Pass Ericeira go to Ribamar than you see the sign PRAIA DOS COXOS than you see the the beach bay but 500 m to the left there´s another bay(bigger) thats the famous COXOS WAVE

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (&lt; 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityTotally Epic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

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

More details

Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

Webcam urlhttp://www.infopraias.com... 

Dangers

- Localism

 Additional Information

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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

Atmosphere

Spooky.Difficult to get in.Jagged roks.Creepy feelings all the time.

English (Translate this text in English): Spooky.Difficult to get in.Jagged roks.Creepy feelings all the time.

English (Translate this text in English): Spooky.Difficult to get in.Jagged roks.Creepy feelings all the time.

English (Translate this text in English): Spooky.Difficult to get in.Jagged roks.Creepy feelings all the time.

General

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!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): 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!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): 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!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): 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!!!!

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Coxos
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 Last surf sessions

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Coxos
De simon
17 août 2008
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Coxos
De simon
16 août 2008
- une puitain de vague de malade
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Coxos
De jonathanchabanne
27 juin 2007
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Voyage : portugal-espagne
De simon
Du 1 août 2008 au 20 août 2008

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By Anonymous , 24-12-2007

wct surfer - so who was this wct surfer anyway?

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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