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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 Vagueira

Portugal, North Beira

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 40° 33.515' N
Longitude: 8° 46.316' W

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This spot is 2 min in car from the Praia da Vagueira. It's just behind a swimming pool complex for tourists that don't even known there's the Ocean at 100m! What a luck for us!
You can also visit Praia da Areão. Beautifull beach with a lot of surfers. For any help, I will help you: 00351 962814380 JUST COME!!!

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is 2 min in car from the Praia da Vagueira. It's just behind a swimming pool complex for tourists that don't even known there's the Ocean at 100m! What a luck for us!
You can also visit Praia da Areão. Beautifull beach with a lot of surfers. For any help, I will help you: 00351 962814380 JUST COME!!!

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is 2 min in car from the Praia da Vagueira. It's just behind a swimming pool complex for tourists that don't even known there's the Ocean at 100m! What a luck for us!
You can also visit Praia da Areão. Beautifull beach with a lot of surfers. For any help, I will help you: 00351 962814380 JUST COME!!!

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is 2 min in car from the Praia da Vagueira. It's just behind a swimming pool complex for tourists that don't even known there's the Ocean at 100m! What a luck for us!
You can also visit Praia da Areão. Beautifull beach with a lot of surfers. For any help, I will help you: 00351 962814380 JUST COME!!!

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBreakwater/jetty

DirectionRight

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Powerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West

Good wind directionNorthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

Park the car at 100m from the spot.There's a bar and a lifeguard (only during the Week end). The swell is very easy to enter execpt when the wind is W. The tide is very important and the waves become more powerfull when the tide rise (be carrefull).

English (Translate this text in English): Park the car at 100m from the spot.There's a bar and a lifeguard (only during the Week end). The swell is very easy to enter execpt when the wind is W. The tide is very important and the waves become more powerfull when the tide rise (be carrefull).

English (Translate this text in English): Park the car at 100m from the spot.There's a bar and a lifeguard (only during the Week end). The swell is very easy to enter execpt when the wind is W. The tide is very important and the waves become more powerfull when the tide rise (be carrefull).

English (Translate this text in English): Park the car at 100m from the spot.There's a bar and a lifeguard (only during the Week end). The swell is very easy to enter execpt when the wind is W. The tide is very important and the waves become more powerfull when the tide rise (be carrefull).

Atmosphere

There're sand dunes promontories to watch the swell...beautifull place!

English (Translate this text in English): There're sand dunes promontories to watch the swell...beautifull place!

English (Translate this text in English): There're sand dunes promontories to watch the swell...beautifull place!

English (Translate this text in English): There're sand dunes promontories to watch the swell...beautifull place!

General

Even when we are 15 surfers there are enough waves for everybody. And the Locals are cool, not like in some spots where Locals think the waves belong to them...they belong to the one who can surf them!

English (Translate this text in English): Even when we are 15 surfers there are enough waves for everybody. And the Locals are cool, not like in some spots where Locals think the waves belong to them...they belong to the one who can surf them!

English (Translate this text in English): Even when we are 15 surfers there are enough waves for everybody. And the Locals are cool, not like in some spots where Locals think the waves belong to them...they belong to the one who can surf them!

English (Translate this text in English): Even when we are 15 surfers there are enough waves for everybody. And the Locals are cool, not like in some spots where Locals think the waves belong to them...they belong to the one who can surf them!

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By Miller , 13-12-2006

summer's best wave - all around Portugal this the best i can get during the summer!great area full of sand breaks and jettys.

By anonymous , 27-09-2002

Prai da Vagueira is a great beach!! - Praia da Vagueira is a wondeful beach!! The sand is clean and the water is beautiful. There are places to meet new people and places to go if you want to be alone. I highly recommend this beach. Every year i go to Portugal, and I'm at this beach every day!!

By http://vagueira.no.sapo.pt , 10-02-2002

Vagueira....... SEMPRE. - Vagueira, minha terra , uma terra que só quem não a conhece, não a sabe amar.

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