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 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.