Peniche – Papoa

Everything you need to now about this surf spot

With smaller swell, Papoa is a fun reef break with quite mellow lefts and rights. It also suited for less experienced surfers and most of the time not as crowded as the other waves in Peniche. There is a clear channel which makes paddling out easy. When the waves are getting bigger, this spot is getting more dangerous. It’s also recognized as the big wave spot of Peniche.

FACILITIES

Surf spot facts

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Surf level
Beginner
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Bottom
Reef
Direction of wave
Left and right
CONSISTENCY
3/5
best Wind Direction
East
Best swell direction
West
Swell size
LOCALISM
3/5
Best Tide
Low
Mid
High

Length of Wave
Max 100 meter
Best season
All year
CROWD FACTOR
3/5

Location

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