Barra da Tijuca is a southwestern borough of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, known for its natural and opulent beauty. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Wind Surfing in Wanda Beach, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Mark Occhilupo, the famous professional surfer and world champion made Cronulla beach a famous surf spot. The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla. Wanda beach is a popular surfing and wind surfing destination. You can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft.
In summer the wind blows offshore at 29%, in autumn the wind blows at 39%, in winter at 49% and in spring at 33%. This is an excellent location for windsurfing which works well in northeast breezes. The ideal swell direction is from the southeast, east. The average water temperature in summer is 21°C/69.8°F.
Finally, visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the sea in one of the many cafes and restaurants that lie on the streets around the beach. Note: it is a crowded site, especially during summer.