Praia do Norte

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Praia do Norte, also called Algodio is the beach north of the harbour jetty. It starts to break proper with a bit bigger swell and offers multiple peaks breaking over rocks. There are both lefts and rights, but the best wave is a righthander in the middle of the beach called Marialvas. There is another right (called Moita) breaking off the point on the north side of the beach, but this a local spot.

Although some surf schools give lessons at Praia do Norte, the strong current towards the harbour jetty can make it dangerous when bigger.

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Surf level
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Bottom
Sand with rocks, Reef
Direction of wave
Left and right
CONSISTENCY
3/5
best Wind Direction
East
Best swell direction
West
Swell size
Up to 2.5 meter
LOCALISM
3/5
Best Tide
Low
Mid
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Length of Wave
Max 150 meter
Best season
All year
CROWD FACTOR
3/5

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