Bodyboarding in Sao Juliao, Ericeira, Lisbon and Coast Portugal

Maximum swell size:
>3m (>10ft)
Wind blow :
Best swell direction:
Leave behind your cloudy mood, because in Ericeira there is only sunshine. It's a village on the western coast of Portugal, in the municipality of Mafra. It's a fishing place where harmony and peacefulness prevail. It's a center of gastronomy and trade. You can admire the historic monuments, the old public and religious buildings of great architecture.

In Ericeira, there are clean beaches for all kind of sunbathers. For those, who don’t want only a sunbath, but a bath of adrenaline, then Sao Juliao is the right beach. Take your body-board and let’s find out why this beach has the right conditions for practicing this sport. It’s about at 8 km/4 mi in the south of Ericeira’s center. The waves are normal and they have right and left direction.

In summer, the wind blows offshore at 5% and the waves swell size is from 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft). In autumn, the wind blows offshore at 28% and the waves swell size is from 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft) most of the time. In spring, the wind blows offshore at 23% and the waves swell size is from 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft) most of the time. In winter, we have the same swell size as in autumn and at 26% of the time the swell size >3 m (10 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 37%.

The swell size starts working at less than 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 2 m+ / 6 ft+. For the wind, the best direction is the east and northeast. For the swell, the west direction is the best. There are body-board schools with experts, in case you need. In Ericeira, there are accommodation options and other activities that you can do when you need a rest from breaking the waves.