Fuerteventura, loosely translated as "Strong Winds" or a corruption of French Forte Aventure (Great Adventure), is one of the Canary Islands, situated in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa and administered by Spain. Costa Calma is a beach holiday resort town in Fuerteventura, located in the southern part of the island.
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Wind Surfing in Whitecrest Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts USA
It is also known as the Surfer’s beach because of the strong waves, which make the beach an attractive destination for surfers. It is ideal for surfers of all levels of experience. Good wind directions for surfers come from the Northwest and West and good swell directions is from the Northwest and West.
The swell varies more or less from 1 m/3 ft to 3 m/9 ft. The waves are rough enough to give some fun rides, but most of the days the ride’s length is rather short. At the weekends, the beach is packed with people so if you want to enjoy your time there, you should arrive early in the morning or during the week.
It is close to Weelfleet, where one can find places to enjoy a good meal and in general to have a pleasant stay. It is a popular spot with many tourists in the summer.