La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Surfing in Whale Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales Australia
At the south end of Whale beach, there is a park with picnic facilities. The north side of the beach, known as Wedge attracts surfers of all levels.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft (1 m-1.5 m) to 10 ft (3 m). The best tide movement is rising and falling tides. Good wind direction is from the northwest,west and the ideal swell direction is from the north, northeast.
In summer the wind blows offshore at 10%, in autumn the wind blows at 16%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 13%. This idyllic spot can produce excellent waves in spring. The average water temperature is about 21°C/69.8°F. It is a crowded spot, especially on weekends, so be patient. Watch out for rocks and rips.
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.