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Latitude: 5° 14.818' S
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The spot is on Praia de Garcas next to Praia de Perobas, between Rio De Fogo and Tourous, To Access the beach you have to drive down to the beach from the main road by Perobas city limit on the north side of town. Or it is possible to access the beach by driving ont he beach from Rio de Fogo, Perobas and Touros.
Distance to a city Take a car
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Alternative name Praia de Garcas
Spot quality Great
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf
Style Freestyle, Freeride, Bump & Jump, Speed
Day timing Morning, Afternoon
Dangers Visible hazards, Reef/Rocks
Week crowd Empty
Week-end crowd Empty
Water quality Clean
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Tide No tide dependency
Type Venturi wind
Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)
Main dir. SouthEast
Best dir. SouthEast
Best dir. relative Side-onshore
Period From August to March
The famous trade wind that comes in every day, It is at its stongest from August to November, but it is windy all year around, except when it is raining. The rainy season starts around april and ends in july, and at its most rainy in june.
It is a popular spot when the wind is coming from the south and other spots in the area has offshore winds. There is a few pousadas where it is possible to stay overnight and also some houses close that are for rent.
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