Cortegaça
 
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Discription of surf spot: Cortegaça, Portugal

A lost beach break, offering some powerfull, consistant waves and extremely empty line up. Picks up most swell in all the region of North Portugal. Good on small swells. Traditional fishing, buy fresh fish directly on the beach. Big pine tree forest and endless beaches to the south. Several jetties protect from side shore winds. Fascinating wildlife.

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Type of Wave beach break 
Direction left and right 
Bottom sand 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds an empty line-up 
Hazards fishing nets off season (november to April) 
Lenght 100-200 meter lenght 
Places to stay campsites ,surfcamp  
Nearest big city Espinho 
Nearest airport Porto 
Other stuff to see & do Pitoresque fishing town, offers beach bar, "dacasca" disco, very good restaurants with cheap, traditional food. Surf Camp at camping with surf lessons & rent. 
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