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Latitude: 39° 22.455' N
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When in Peniche, drive to Baleal. It's in front of a big yellow house, with a parking lot usually full of vans.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomFlat rocks with sand
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Even though it's mainly a left handed wave, it has a right handed peak, mushy and soft most of the time. Ideal for learning surfers, but when the waves get over 6 feet, it becomes a good wave for everyone. Easy to escape even when you go left so you don't have to paddle to much.
Very good atmosphere. Because it's a reef, not many beggining (noisy and violent) surfers go there, leaving the spot to the most calm, older surfers.
Loved the right when i was learning, love the left now that i'm surfing...
By Daniel , 28-02-2009
Good reefbreak - Great wave , danger at low tide. Too many german kooks , with high quality boards , lost , etc The locals surf so so..Early morning like 6 no crowd
By DA-Gomes , 08-10-2007
Just go check it out! - I was there 1st october 07(just got a house near there too) and it was 6ft super clean and really fun! The water was abit cold in a 3/2mm and there was a bit of a crowd (about 25 people) but hey the way i see it, if you respect the people in the water and be patient and wait then your going to get some waves like i did. Ignore the fucking idiots in the water and go get some!
By Anonymous , 15-12-2006
fuck the locals - i ve been there in lagide and the locals was very asholes. gyes! surf is for everyone.
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