Peniche is a seaside township in Portugal. It has a large harbor and it is well known as a fishing town. It's worth to visit the famous impressive 16th century fortress. It was used as a prison by the secret police of dictator Salazar, where political opponents were jailed.
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Bodyboarding in Mandurah Wedge, Dawesville Channel, Western Australia Australia
Mandurah Wedge is located behind the southern groyne of the Dawesville Channel. It is a popular spot for body-boarding, as on a good day, it can provide epic drops and wipe-outs. Offshore winds blow from the east, southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, northwest. On this site, swell sizes start from 1 m-1.5 m and holding up to 4 m/12 ft.
In summer, the wind blows offshore at 49%, in autumn the wind blows at 54%, in winter at 37% and in spring at 43%. In addition, it is suitable for more experienced body-boarders. Keep in mind that, you will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded place with many surfers and body-boarders. Last but not least, apart from water-sports Mandurah caters for a variety of hotels, bars and good restaurants to relax and have fun. Note: be careful of rips and rocks.