Peniche – Papoa

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With smaller swells, Papoa is a fun reef break where you find quite mellow lefts and rights. It is then also suited for less experienced surfers with a clear channel that makes paddling out easy. Papoa is normally less crowded as the other waves in Peniche.

When the waves are getting bigger, this spot is getting more dangerous. It’s also recognized as the big wave spot of Peniche.

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

Length of Wave
Max 150 meter
Best season
October – March
CROWD FACTOR
3/5

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