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Latitude: 38° 38.267' N
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Take the South highway (A2) and enter the IC20, it takes you straight to Costa da Caparica. Costa da Caparica has about 30 km of beaches, so you can choose any beach.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerFast, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
Respect all surfers, keep the beach clean.
By Anonymous , 07-07-2013
You can get world class rides here - You can get a world class ride here. Spot is consistent and breaks left and right. It gets really crowded on weekends and even on week days, so try to get on the beach really early or later in the day. You can get the most amazing sunset here while surfing. Locals are OK, just try to say hello when you lineup and keep smiling. Best waves are in the beaches inside the peers. When it goes above 2 meters, there's much less people in the water. Avoid the high tide.
By Henrik , 27-12-2007
Good winter surf - From November to April this is simply a great spot for surfing, with a big variety of waves. It does however have the worst localism in Portugal with lots of trouble making locals.
By Anonymous , 27-07-2006
- Anyone that knows the spot: Have you ever experienced strong currents in this spot?
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