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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 Tocha

Portugal, North Beira

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 40° 19.746' N
Longitude: 8° 50.618' W

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In the middle of Figueira da Foz and Praia da Mira
Typical Portuguese village with friendly locals and no crowds!!!
This spot reminds a bit of the coastline of southwest france, an open beachbreak, lefts and rights with steep walls and barrel sections. .
Some nice bars and restauranrs and a Surfhouse/hostel.

English (Translate this text in English): In the middle of Figueira da Foz and Praia da Mira
Typical Portuguese village with friendly locals and no crowds!!!
This spot reminds a bit of the coastline of southwest france, an open beachbreak, lefts and rights with steep walls and barrel sections. .
Some nice bars and restauranrs and a Surfhouse/hostel.

English (Translate this text in English): In the middle of Figueira da Foz and Praia da Mira
Typical Portuguese village with friendly locals and no crowds!!!
This spot reminds a bit of the coastline of southwest france, an open beachbreak, lefts and rights with steep walls and barrel sections. .
Some nice bars and restauranrs and a Surfhouse/hostel.

English (Translate this text in English): In the middle of Figueira da Foz and Praia da Mira
Typical Portuguese village with friendly locals and no crowds!!!
This spot reminds a bit of the coastline of southwest france, an open beachbreak, lefts and rights with steep walls and barrel sections. .
Some nice bars and restauranrs and a Surfhouse/hostel.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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By Anonymous , 03-10-2006

Carlitos - This is local beach! very great days a pass there...

By =) , 01-08-2006

great weekend - i went there recently and it had some great waves. some of them with 2m. realy nice place. i hope i can go back there

By Anonymous , 31-07-2006

looks sic - looks like a sic wave to surf

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