Ericeira is a seaside resort and fishing community that belongs to the municipality of Mafra, situated on the western coast of Portugal. This place is a popular destination to many surfers, as near the area there are over 40 beaches with excellent surfing conditions.
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Surfing in Gunnamatta Beach, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites all along this section. Gunnamatta beach is located in the Mornington Peninsula National Park and it is one of the most popular surf beaches in the peninsula due to the high swells and reefs.
This spot is an exposed beach break that provides good surf at all stages of the tide. Offshore winds blow from the northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m /3 ft and holding up to 2.5 m /8 ft. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 66%, in autumn the wind blows at 58%, in winter at 60% and in spring at 67%. The site is suitable for more experienced surfers. Gunnamatta beach is the ideal place for surfers who hate beach crowds. Last but not least, the beach provides with a surf lifesaving club and facilities, including two large car parks. Note: watch out for sharks, rips and pollution.
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.