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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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 Praia da Barra

Portugal, North Beira

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 40° 38.686' N
Longitude: 8° 45.758' W

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Very simple just go to the Barra beach and there u find the spot :D

English (Translate this text in English): Very simple just go to the Barra beach and there u find the spot :D

English (Translate this text in English): Very simple just go to the Barra beach and there u find the spot :D

English (Translate this text in English): Very simple just go to the Barra beach and there u find the spot :D

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Fun, Powerless

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide position

Best tide movement

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

Webcam urlhttp://www.beachcam.pt/pr... 

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 Additional Information

It´s not a PRO spot .. but its a spot where ppl can learn to surf , and where PRO´s can do some nice surfing ... doesnt have much exceptional days .. but when it has it just rocks

(Webcam is in Portuguese :| , dont know any english beachcams that reports this beach ;) )

English (Translate this text in English): It´s not a PRO spot .. but its a spot where ppl can learn to surf , and where PRO´s can do some nice surfing ... doesnt have much exceptional days .. but when it has it just rocks<br /><br />(Webcam is in Portuguese :| , dont know any english beachcams that reports this beach ;) )

English (Translate this text in English): It´s not a PRO spot .. but its a spot where ppl can learn to surf , and where PRO´s can do some nice surfing ... doesnt have much exceptional days .. but when it has it just rocks&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;(Webcam is in Portuguese :| , dont know any english beachcams that reports this beach ;) )

English (Translate this text in English): It´s not a PRO spot .. but its a spot where ppl can learn to surf , and where PRO´s can do some nice surfing ... doesnt have much exceptional days .. but when it has it just rocks&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;(Webcam is in Portuguese :| , dont know any english beachcams that reports this beach ;) )

Atmosphere

Well ... all ppl in Barra is friendly and improve the good atmosphere in water ... well .. obviously we dont like large groups of foreigneirs :P

English (Translate this text in English): Well ... all ppl in Barra is friendly and improve the good atmosphere in water ... well .. obviously we dont like large groups of foreigneirs :P

English (Translate this text in English): Well ... all ppl in Barra is friendly and improve the good atmosphere in water ... well .. obviously we dont like large groups of foreigneirs :P

English (Translate this text in English): Well ... all ppl in Barra is friendly and improve the good atmosphere in water ... well .. obviously we dont like large groups of foreigneirs :P

General

well .. the best we can get :D

English (Translate this text in English): well .. the best we can get :D

English (Translate this text in English): well .. the best we can get :D

English (Translate this text in English): well .. the best we can get :D

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By Eppo , 05-01-2011

EPPO - O Eppo das fotos, é o André Silva da praia da Barra....não é o Australiano lol

By Anonymous , 22-09-2008

- too many clowns not enought circuses...shittiest surf of portugal!!!

By anonymous , 11-05-2006

barbarrans - the locals there are real barbarrans! they eat travelling surfers! if they don´t eat them they keep them as s&m slaves!!!! beware! better go south!

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