Costa da Caparica is a civil parish in the municipality of Almada, in Portugal, along the western coast of Setubal. It used to be a fishing village, but now it is a tourist destination. The religious and secular festivities throughout the year create a cheerful atmosphere that no one wants to miss.
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Surfing in Pin Cushion, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
Pin Cushion is an exposed beach break, close to Maroochydore surf site. Pin Cushion offers very reliable surf conditions, with both left and right hand waves. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from less than 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best wind direction is from the west 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 mid and high tide. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 14%, in winter at 25% and in spring at 11%. The spot is suitable for all surfers. Furthermore, the tide can not affect the quality of the surf. Last but not least, it is a great place for surfers who hate beach crowds, as it is usually uncrowded. Note: be careful of sharks, jellyfish, rips and rocks.
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.