Peniche is a seaside township in Portugal. It has a large harbor and it is well known as a fishing town. One of the diamonds of Peniche is the baroque Misericordia Church in the main square, where you can admire the fantastic painted ceiling with scenes from the new testament. If you want to see an old prison, then you should visit the impressive 16th century fortress. It had been used as a prison by the secret police of dictator Salazar, where political opponents were jailed.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach, Florida USA
With a humid subtropical climate, the average temperatures during summer are 90°F/33°C with brief tropical storms and the average temperatures during winter are 70°F/21°C with light freezes.
New Smyrna Beach is a beautiful wide sandy beach where kite boarding is a very popular activity. As it is an exposed beach break, it offers consistent waves that work all year round. The size of the swell, starts working from 5 ft/1.5 m and holds up to 6 ft/2 m and more, while the best swell direction is when coming from Southwest.
New Smyrna Inlet is suitable for indeterminate and advanced kite boarders. The best season to kite is from November to April when the frontal winds range between 10 knots/18.5 kph and 25 knots/46.3 kph. Note that during weekends the beach is ultra crowded. Kite Boarders should be careful of sharks, rip currents and jellyfish.