Sunshine Coast is situated between Port Elizabeth and East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Beset with countless little villages with access to the beach, it's a holiday maker's dream destination. All these little villages offer access to the beach, lagoons and trails to explore. The climate here is sub-tropical with winters at 21°C/69.8°F and summers up to 30°C/86°F.
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Surfing in Barra de Navidad, Bahía de Navidad, Jalisco Mexico
Barra de Navidad provides you with the best conditions for your favorite extreme sport, surfing. First of all, it is a place suitable for surfers of all levels of ability. The type of the wave is reef-rocky, the wave quality is normal and wave’s direction is right. More specifically, the length of the waves is usually short at 50 m/164 ft, while in good days the wave’s length varies from 50 m/164 ft to 150 m/492.1 ft long. The bottom of the sea has flat rocks.
This spot offers reliable surf conditions. The good swell direction is from the north, northwest and west, and the swell size starts working from less than 1 m-1.5 m/3.3 ft-4.9 ft, holding up to 2 m+/6.6 ft+. The good wind direction is when coming from the southwest, south, southeast, and east. Moreover, the best tide position is low and mid tide. Last but not least, the beach is not very crowded, so beginners could take some lessons in a spacious area. Besides that, experienced surfers could enjoy an amazing performance while the spot provides incredible sight to the less adventurous visitors of Barra de Navidad.