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. You should also visit the baroque Misericordia Church in the main square, where you can admire the fantastic painted ceiling with scenes from the new testament.
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Surfing in Dee Why Beach, Dee Why, New South Wales Australia
Dee Why beach is an exposed point break that has dependable surf at all stages of the tide.
The headland at the south end provides a good shelter from southerly winds. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movements is rising and falling tides. Offshore winds blow from the south and the best swell direction is from the southwest.
In summer the wind blows offshore 26%, in autumn the wind blows 37%, in winter 34% and in spring 28%. The best period for waves is in winter. The beach is appropriate for advanced surfers. The average water temperature is about 21°C/69.8°F. It is a crowded spot, especially in weekends, so be patient. Watch out for rocks, rips and locals.