Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.
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Surfing in Matadouro, Ericeira, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
This surfer’s paradise has countless beaches, where you can enjoy your favorite water sports. One of them is Matadouro beach. This public beach is situated in the city, providing instant access to surfers. It is not so easy to find though.
The beach offers normal wave quality and waves that break regularly, making it suitable for experienced surfers only. The wave type is reef rocky with excellent right and left direction and waves are characterized powerful and ledgey. The bottom of the sea is sandy with rocks.
The best swell direction comes from the northwest, west and southwest and the swell starts working at 1 – 1.5 m/3 – 5 ft. Mid tide is the best tide for the spot and rising and falling tides are the best tide movements. Surfers that want to enjoy these waves should be careful of urchins and rocks.
If you don’t know how to handle your surf board, there are local schools with fully qualified personnel that will help you, providing the necessary knowledge. Matadouro is a cool place and totally worth a visit!!