Salvador, the capital of the State of Bahia, located in the northeast coast of Brazil is a great destination for surfing in South America. The sandy white, long beaches and the constant and continuous waves offer incredible surfing moments.
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Surfing in Freshwater Beach, Freshwater, New South Wales Australia
This is the beach where surf was first recorded in Australia by the Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku in 1914. Nowadays, there is a statue of the Hawaiian legend on the headland at Freshwater.
The headland at the north end provides excellent surf and a good shelter from northeast winds.The beach is appropriate for all kind of surfers, but the southern end is only for advanced surfers due to large south swell. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1m/3ft (or less) to 2m/6ft. The best tide movements is rising tides. Offshore winds blow from the Northwest.
At summer the wind blows offshore at 16%, in autumn the wind blows at 21%, in winter at 19% and in spring at 18%. The best period for waves is in autumn. It is a crowded spot, especially in weekends with families and surf beginners, so be patient.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.