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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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 Amorosa

Portugal, North Porto

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 41° 40.159' N
Longitude: 8° 49.445' W

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Amorosa is located 10km South from Viana do Castelo.From Viana you cross the old bridge, and then you take the direction Chafé.Then is always straight and you will find a round with the signal Praia da AMOROSA.To find the spot you have to walk 3 minutes to right and the spot is after the rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Amorosa is located 10km South from Viana do Castelo.From Viana you cross the old bridge, and then you take the direction Chafé.Then is always straight and you will find a round with the signal Praia da AMOROSA.To find the spot you have to walk 3 minutes to right and the spot is after the rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Amorosa is located 10km South from Viana do Castelo.From Viana you cross the old bridge, and then you take the direction Chafé.Then is always straight and you will find a round with the signal Praia da AMOROSA.To find the spot you have to walk 3 minutes to right and the spot is after the rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Amorosa is located 10km South from Viana do Castelo.From Viana you cross the old bridge, and then you take the direction Chafé.Then is always straight and you will find a round with the signal Praia da AMOROSA.To find the spot you have to walk 3 minutes to right and the spot is after the rocks.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

Direction

BottomSandy with rock

PowerFun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East

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

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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 Additional Information

Right/lefts This is a wave with good power.
To find the spot after you park the park you go to the main beach and them you have to walk to 4 minutes to right and the spot is located after the rocks.The place is really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Right/lefts This is a wave with good power.<br />To find the spot after you park the park you go to the main beach and them you have to walk to 4 minutes to right and the spot is located after the rocks.The place is really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Right&#47;lefts This is a wave with good power.&lt;br &#47;&gt;To find the spot after you park the park you go to the main beach and them you have to walk to 4 minutes to right and the spot is located after the rocks.The place is really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Right&amp;#47;lefts This is a wave with good power.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;To find the spot after you park the park you go to the main beach and them you have to walk to 4 minutes to right and the spot is located after the rocks.The place is really quite and peacefull.

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Really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Really quite and peacefull.

English (Translate this text in English): Really quite and peacefull.

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By Rafa , 07-10-2006

- i am a local and i can tell you that this spot was once one of the best spots in north porto and with no crowd..now the bottom as change and its worse..but this year i caught better waves than the last 3 years and e think its getting better know..we'll see this winter

By guy.derdelinckx@agr.kuleuven.ac.be , 07-02-2005

Discover the quiet Amorosa - It is a soft, friendly, well organised and very clean beach site for pleasant and quiet familiar holidays.

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