Ericeira is a seaside resort and fishing community that belongs to the municipality of Mafra, situated on the western coast of Portugal. The resort is a popular destination to many surfers, since the area hosts more than 40 beaches with excellent surfing conditions.
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Surfing in Moffat Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Moffat beach is a popular tourist destination and attracts many beach enthusiasts. The site provides with the right conditions for windsurfing and surfing. Moffat beach is a point-break that is suitable for all surfers. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holding up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter.
Surfers are able to surf in almost any wind direction, but the ideal wind direction is from the south, southeast and the best swell direction is from the south, southeast. Keep in mind that, it is a crowded spot, especially during summer. Last but not least, apart from water-sports, you can enjoy coastal walks and admire amazing views, sites of historical interest and many attractions on offer in Caloundra. Note: be careful of sharks, rocks and localism.