Barra da Tijuca is a southwestern borough of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, known for its natural and opulent beauty. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, Massachusetts USA
Good swell comes from the Southeast and East and it starts working at less than 1 m/3 ft and can reach up to more than 2.5 m/8 ft. Optimal tide position is low and mid tide and best wind direction comes from the North, South, Southeast and Northeast.
At low tide, one can walk out to Salt Island while at high tide one can enjoy body surfing or boogie boards. Lifeguards are on duty Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily. This is a great spot once the conditions are ideal with big waves during winter. In summer, it is not a very crowded place and surf is not allowed during business hours, but no restrictions off season. You should mind the rocks at the bottom.
Close to the city of Gloucester, a very popular destination in summer time, you can find all the hotels and dinning places you need.
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