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Praia da Ribanceira


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


    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 > 2,5 m | 8 ft
    Swell Direction > S, SE, E
    Wind Direction > S

    More Details

    Crowd during the Week > Empty
    Crowd on the Week-end > Few people
    Hazards >There is a shipwreck submerged only visible at a very low tide. Be careful.


    Accommodation > Hotel, local houses, camping and cottages
    Commerce > Grocer’s shop, snack bars and restaurants
    Nightlife >Weekends
    Health assistance > Hospital and medical centers available (5 km | 3 miles)

    Editor’s Comments

    Works better with a big south swell, produce long lefts and rights but the left tends to be more powerful.