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 Alvor

Portugal, Algarve

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 37° 7.447' N
Longitude: 8° 36.709' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Arriving to Alvor ask for the footbal pitch or the swiming pools, from there follow a dirt road beside the fishermans warehouses pointing to the dunes. Do the 600m of road and arrive to the lagoon. You still have the ocean 500m apart.

Arriving to Alvor ask for the footbal pitch or the swiming pools, from there follow a dirt road beside the fishermans warehouses pointing to the dunes. Do the 600m of road and arrive to the lagoon. You still have the ocean 500m apart.

English (Translate this text in English): Arriving to Alvor ask for the footbal pitch or the swiming pools, from there follow a dirt road beside the fishermans warehouses pointing to the dunes. Do the 600m of road and arrive to the lagoon. You still have the ocean 500m apart.

English (Translate this text in English): Arriving to Alvor ask for the footbal pitch or the swiming pools, from there follow a dirt road beside the fishermans warehouses pointing to the dunes. Do the 600m of road and arrive to the lagoon. You still have the ocean 500m apart.

English (Translate this text in English): Arriving to Alvor ask for the footbal pitch or the swiming pools, from there follow a dirt road beside the fishermans warehouses pointing to the dunes. Do the 600m of road and arrive to the lagoon. You still have the ocean 500m apart.

Distance to a city Take a car

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? OK

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Ria de Alvor

Spot quality Great

Experience Everyone

Type Estuary

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf

Style Freestyle, Freeride, Speed

Day timing Afternoon, Evening 

Dangers Submerged hazards, Current 

Week crowd Few surfers

Week-end crowd Few surfers

Environment

Water quality Crystal-clear

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Bottom Sandy

Tide Best at high tide, Best at falling tide

Amenities

Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, Rental, School

Local wind

Type Thermal wind

Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)

Main dir. NorthWest

Best dir. NorthWest

Best dir. relative 

Period From March to October

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): This is a highly affected thermal wind, that is also influenced by the geography. When the thermal picks up, the venturi effect gives it 5 or 6 more knots!

This is a highly affected thermal wind, that is also influenced by the geography. When the thermal picks up, the venturi effect gives it 5 or 6 more knots!

English (Translate this text in English): This is a highly affected thermal wind, that is also influenced by the geography. When the thermal picks up, the venturi effect gives it 5 or 6 more knots!

English (Translate this text in English): This is a highly affected thermal wind, that is also influenced by the geography. When the thermal picks up, the venturi effect gives it 5 or 6 more knots!

English (Translate this text in English): This is a highly affected thermal wind, that is also influenced by the geography. When the thermal picks up, the venturi effect gives it 5 or 6 more knots!

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): It is a great spot for learning or improve in kitesurfing.
As a laggon you have waist depth in 80% of it.
The village is a small happy town wwith lots of night ife during Summer

It is a great spot for learning or improve in kitesurfing.
As a laggon you have waist depth in 80% of it.
The village is a small happy town wwith lots of night ife during Summer

English (Translate this text in English): It is a great spot for learning or improve in kitesurfing.
As a laggon you have waist depth in 80% of it.
The village is a small happy town wwith lots of night ife during Summer

English (Translate this text in English): It is a great spot for learning or improve in kitesurfing.
As a laggon you have waist depth in 80% of it.
The village is a small happy town wwith lots of night ife during Summer

English (Translate this text in English): It is a great spot for learning or improve in kitesurfing.
As a laggon you have waist depth in 80% of it.
The village is a small happy town wwith lots of night ife during Summer

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