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.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Sao Vicente, Madeira, Madeira Portugal
You will find really amazing the Sao Vicente chapel, that was built on a great boulder, at the edge of the village next to the sea.
In Sao Vicente, you can find peace and calmness through the forests and the friendly nature. In old days, the village was hidden from the pirate attacks. Don’t’ be afraid, this was happening in the old times. The only thing that maybe happen is a game between you and the waves’s attack. So if you like to ride the waves and surf, you are in the right place.
The wave’s quality is regional classic with frequency that operates from time to time. The waves have a reef- rocky type, with right and left direction and they are fast and powerful. The north and northwest are good swell direction and for the wind the south and southeast. In summer, the wave swell size is 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft) and the wind blows onshore 87%. In autumn, we have bigger waves with swell size from 2 to 3 m (6.5-10 ft) and the wind blows onshore 75%. In winter, we have waves with the same swell size as in autumn and the wind blows onshore 70%. In spring, the waves swell size is from 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft) to 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft) and the wind blows onshore 80%.
The spot is suitable for experienced surfers, but don’t worry because there is a surf school at your disposal, with experts, in case you need to brush up your skills and experience.
In Sao Vicente there are accommodations for your relax time and other leisure activities. So, let’s go surfing!