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Latitude: 41° 11.351' N
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The nearest town is Leça da Palmeira, from there the beach is easily reached either by car or on foot.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West
Good wind directionSouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
There's lot's of place where to park your car. Beware of big currents and stormy swells. In a good day, with offshore wind it's is possible to get barrel waves but usualy only in the morning. The paddle sometimes is hard and there is some pollution.
Urban atmosphere, there is a big dock on the left side of the beach. If you surf near that, it can be scary. There are some rocks on the left side of the beach but only on the shore.
Good spot when it's on! Specially on the best season. In the summer it is very often to get side-shore which blews it all...well just take the car and go search...
By Anonymous , 01-09-2007
traveling - just woundering how far away and how accsessable are the beaches from portos air port, cheers
By email@example.com , 14-05-2006
surf rental - LOOKING FOR SURF RENTAL!!I am going to Porto next week for a business trip, will probably have one free day so wanna check out the surf in Leca. Since I dont wanna bring my board on that trip I am wondering if there is any rental possibility in Leca or Porto or anywhere nearby?? How have the waves been recently? Thanx. Eva
By Nagini , 26-04-2006
caution - hii´m from leça bum i´ve been living in angola for 3 years now. i just wanted to say eb carefull because the currents on the dock side of leça pull you towards the pier, i saw a guy die there. don´t get to close.great site by the way.cheers
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