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Latitude: 40° 9.799' N
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North of Figueira da Foz.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomFlat rocks with sand
Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, West, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Actually there are several surf spots along the coast of Buarcos, all long rights and very similar. You can even find a left. You have a lot to choose from.
In the Fall or Winter, bring a gun, just in case!
One of my favorite waves in the world.
By Matt , 19-10-2010
Pointbreaks and more pointbreaks - Some of the best waves in Europe!! They call it "portuguese j-bay"
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