Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers. Melbourne, Victoria's capital and one of the most populous cities in Australia, lies on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.
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Surfing in Nissakia, Loutsa (Artemida), Attica Region Greece
One of the most known places among surfers in Loutsa is Nissakia. It is a surfing hot-spot that welcomes every ambitious surfer. Especially on windy days, the place becomes a surfing heaven and it is ultra crowded with all type of water sport athletes, ready to practice their favorite sport. All types of surfers are allowed.
Beginners can learn how to surf in a day, when it is not so windy and intermediate surfers and experts will have a blast on windy days. The usual wind speed is 7 knots/13 kph and the wind blows at its best form from the north, northwest and north-northwest. The beach is small, but beautiful, sandy and with pebbles and dirt at the shore.
There aren’t any swimmers or beach users at the spot, because of the rocks and trees. The wave has an excellent quality, it is choppy and small less than 1 m/3.3 ft, the waters are crystal clear and there is tide independence. However, when the strength and direction of the thermal, frontal wind synchronize, they make excellent waves.
Please be careful of some dangers, as sea-urchins, reefs, animals and rocks near the shore. It is a very good surfing spot worthy to be visited.