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 Kawana Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Kawana beach is about 9 km/5.1 mi long and extends from Point Cartwright to Currimundi Creek mouth. It is an exposed beach break that has good surf at all stages of the tide. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. The best wind direction is from the west, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east, southeast.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. In addition, the ideal tide position is all tides and the optimum period for waves is winter. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 10%, in autumn the wind blows at 13%, in winter at 23% and in spring at 15%. Last but not least, apart from surfing, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of rips and jellyfish.