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Waves in Portugal in August« on: April 10 2007 00:04:00 »
Ive got a spare couple of weeks in Europe which im planning on spending hunting for some swell!! It will be August so i know its the middle of your European summer but can anyone tell me if im actually going to score something worth surfing in Portugal at that time of year or would i be better getting on the piss in san sebastain and hoping for waves up that way.
Your thoughts would be appreciated!!
Ps its smoking at the moment in WA!! get down here!!
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #1 on: April 10 2007 16:04:00 »
The Lisbon coast has plenty of spots to choose from during August with some amazing surf, Guincho, Praia Grande, Pequena, Macas and Ericeira are all pretty close together. In the south you also have some spots but more crowded.
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #2 on: April 25 2007 11:04:00 »
It'll probably be very windy and it'll definitely be crowded because the whole country is on holiday. I'd go to San Sebastian - wicked place and if keep an eye on the net you can be in Hossegor in a couple of hours.
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #3 on: May 22 2007 14:05:00 »
North cost, close to Porto. You´ve got the most consistent swell during summer and the less crowds.
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #4 on: May 23 2007 00:05:00 »
Thanks guys! Where is San Sabastian?
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #5 on: May 27 2007 09:05:00 »
North Spain, right next to France boarder.
Great place together with Asturias region. Come down to Portugal. Not as good as Portugal though...
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #6 on: May 28 2007 06:05:00 »
Spain not as good as Portugal, that´s what i meant, lol!!!
God save Portugal!
RE: Waves in Portugal in August« Reply #7 on: July 04 2007 07:07:00 »
Portugal is really good, also in August. The Peniche area is very consistent. A chilled out place to stay is Consolaçao, on the Southern beach of Peniche, 10 minutes from Supertubos.
Nice waves, good food and cheap beers!
Tribo do Mar