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Latitude: 40° 55.247' N
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You have to pass Espinho and go to Cortegaça, that is a small village, then ask how to go to praia da maceda. Its not very easy to get there.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
This beach is good in the summer when the sea is small. When all beachs are flat check this beach and and you might be lucky. I advise to go with friends because the beach is in the middle of nowhere.
It's a good spot that works with little swell is hard to find and it's dangerous to go alone because there some robbery problems that i have experienced there.
By email@example.com , 14-08-2003
MAceda Perfect Waves - I've discover this perfect wave, because i was tired of surfing waves without power in Summer. When i was talking with one of my surfers friends, he sade to me that had gone to Maceda surfing powerful waves.we've a lot of local to surf, but there is a secret.One day me, my brother and one friend, we've surf that perfects waves with 1m/1,5m (summer 2003-jul) , opening good barrels, and at first we were 6 in Water. Than the 3 guys gone way and We've surf that perfect waves alone.
By anonymous , 13-05-2003
Boas recordações - Eu e os meus amigos começamos a ir para a maceda em 1997, foi uma epoca muito especial.O dia começava às 8:00 da manhã com a ida para a praia à procura de ondas. Muitas vezes surfavamos sozinhos durante semanas em algum banco de areia que era descuberto por nós. ALTO FEELING!!!!! VIVA A GANG (Ferrety, Xoras, Xico, Z´D, Lagos, Mac, Miguel).
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