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 Yanchep Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Yanchep beach apart from an interesting dive site, is also a sand-bar that provides with the right conditions for surfing and body-boarding. Offshore winds blow from the east, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, southwest. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1.5 m-2 m/5 ft-6 ft and holds up to 4 m/12 ft.
In addition, the best tide position is mid tide and the ideal tide movement is rising tide. Furthermore, the spot is suitable for body-boarders of all levels. It should be mentioned that, you will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded site with many surfers and body-boarders.
Last but not least, the location provides a number of facilities, including a large car park and a kiosk. Note: be careful of rips.