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Topic: Surf in "Praia de Mira - Fiegueira Da Foz" in August

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By:

Charlie

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Surf in "Praia de Mira - Fiegueira Da Foz" in August

« on: April 21 2007 15:04:00 »

Hi there, late in July and August until 15th, i will be in the Cantanhede Area, last year i went to Praia de Mira to surfing a while, this time i want to get any spot near this area, if you can helpme with suggestions are welcome, i will fly from Mexico with my 6"1 so any other reccomendation like- Wetsuit, are welcome., and hope to get new friends around there..,

If some body know -spots- in Figueira Da Foz, can be great..,

Obrigado Pa..!!



By:

ben

RE: Surf in

« Reply #1 on: April 22 2007 15:04:00 »

yeah fig da foz has great spots, cabedelo, buarcos, loads more. i would suggest a summer suit 3/2 or shorty

By:

charlie

RE: Surf in

« Reply #2 on: April 23 2007 04:04:00 »

Obrigado,.., many thanks for the info, cabedelo sounds good and looks pretty nice.

By:

Toby

RE: Surf in

« Reply #3 on: April 25 2007 11:04:00 »

The best advice I can give you for surfing in that area at that time of year is - wake up early!! 2 reasons - it will be much less crowded, maybe empty, and it will be less windy. In that part of Portugal August is really windy almost every day, and everyone's on holiday. Email me and I can tell you about a couple of secret spots and maybe put you in contact with some local guys.
Take it easy.

By:

charlie

Praia de Mira

« Reply #4 on: April 25 2007 14:04:00 »

Hi there toby, many thanks for the advice- last year i really wakeup early, 7am, and get pretty nice waves at morning., and you are right-, i surf in praia de mira, a right hander wave, in the jetties, and there's a lot of current in the midle day, so., could be great to surf any secret spot.., i will send you an email.,

Obridado pelo info.! rapaz.!

By:

Charlie

RE: Surf in

« Reply #5 on: May 26 2007 20:05:00 »

Hi, so i lost my wetsuit.., I want to buy a new one there, do you know any cheap place around this places? fiegueira looks the best choice, any surfshop for reccomend? thanks, and I hope to watch you at water.-

Charlie



By:

ben

RE: Surf in

« Reply #6 on: May 27 2007 07:05:00 »

you have a couple of surf shops in figueira, the cheapest option would be to buy a second hand one from the surf school, expect about 60/70 euros, try the paintshop hostel aswell.

By:

Toby

RE: Surf in

« Reply #7 on: May 28 2007 10:05:00 »

Bad luck! Check out Pe do Pato in Cantanhede as well - might be cheaper than Ze in Figueira. Good tip from ben about surf school as well.

By:

Charlie

RE: Surf in

« Reply #8 on: May 30 2007 16:05:00 »

Many thanks for both.., i do prefer to get a new one from than an used one.., but hope to get less than 150euros, hehhehe.., so i will stay in tunned.., regards and good waves men!


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