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Praia da Gamboa

Gamboa is not a popular wave, but when a solid south swell turns to east, don’t spend more time, head to Gamboa and you’ll get a long and perfect right hander. This place is calm and usually there’s no big crowd.

Quality

Wave quality > Regional classic, don’t miss it
Frequency > Regular
Experience Required > All surfers

Wave

Type > Beach break
Direction > Right and left
Power > Hollow, powerful, fun
Bottom > Sand

Swell and Wind

Minimum Swell Size > 0.5m | 1ft
Maximum Swell Size > 1,5 m | 5 ft
Swell Direction > E
Wind Direction > S

More Details

Crowd during the Week > Empty
Crowd on the Week-end > Few people
Hazards >none

Infrastructure

Accommodation > Local houses, camping and cottages
Commerce > Grocer’s shop, snack bars and restaurants.
Nightlife >Only on the summertime.
Health assistance > Medical center available

Editor’s Comments

Gamboa is not a popular wave, but when a solid south swell turns to east, don’t spend more time, head to Gamboa and you’ll get a long and perfect right hander. This place is calm and usually there’s no big crowd.

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