Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers. Melbourne, Victoria's capital and one of the most populous cities in Australia, lies on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.
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Surfing in Freight’s Bay, Barbados, Barbados
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Freight’s Bay is located on the South Coast, just above the town Oistins. It is a famous beach that gathers many surfing enthusiasts at any period of the year. Thanks to its great surfing conditions, the spot is known as a main surfing destination and during week days it is possible to be overcrowded.
The spot offers a quite easy access, as you have to climb down a cliff in order to reach the beach. Once you set foot at this surfing paradise, you will realize that Freight’s Bay is a perfect place to exercise this activity. This bay is addressed both to experts and novices of surfing. The wave type is point-break, its direction is from left, the sea bottom is sandy with some rocks, while the wave power is hollow and fast.
The normal length is short (50 m/164 ft) and during good days very long (300 to 500 m /984 to 1640 ft). The swell direction is from Southwest, South and the swell size starts working at 1.5-2 m /5-6 ft and holds up to 3 m+ / 10 ft+. In addition, the best wind’s direction is north.
Last but not least, while surfing keep your mind at urchins and rocks.