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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Praia Santa Barbara (Ribeira Grande)

Azores, Eastern group

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 37° 49.131' N
Longitude: 25° 32.659' W

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The Beach break in front of the biggest town in the North Coast, 5km from Rabo de Peixe.

English (Translate this text in English): The Beach break in front of the biggest town in the North Coast, 5km from Rabo de Peixe.

English (Translate this text in English): The Beach break in front of the biggest town in the North Coast, 5km from Rabo de Peixe.

English (Translate this text in English): The Beach break in front of the biggest town in the North Coast, 5km from Rabo de Peixe.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerHollow, Powerful, Ordinary

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast

Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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- Rips / undertow

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By bstn@welho.com , 26-07-2005

Cool. - Great place! Just starting to learn this difficult thing called surfing and the place was perfect. A bit scary without the sunshine, but a real place without the Baywatch-people. Met few local surfers, all really cool and friendly guys!

By anonymous , 11-03-2005

Gooooone - that guy is gone whose bout to duckdive

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