Peniche – Baleal Sul

3/5

Everything you need to know about this surf spot

The beach in between Baleal and Peniche is called Praia do Baleal Sul. On this 4-kilometer-long beach you find multiple peaks for all surf levels. The surf spots on the south side of the beach (so closest to the town of Peniche) are called Gambôa and Cerro. This part of the bay normally receives less swell and is the place to go for smaller fun waves. It’s also a good spot for beginners, but watch out for the rocks at Gambôa.

The middle of the bay is called Meio da Baia and this picks up most of the swell. This wave packs some power and with the right conditions it’s a quality wave with some barrels.

The most northern part of the bay is called Cantinho da Baia. This is a consistent beach break with mostly mellower lefts and rights suitable for all levels.

The waves normally get smaller once you come closer to the both ends of the bay. Ideal for beginners as well. Side-offshore with the prevailing summer winds, means potential surf all year round.

Also don’t forget to check the bay just north of Baleal Sul with the surf spots Prainha and Lagide.

Easy waves breaking at the beach of Peniche Baleal Sul

FACILITIES

Peniche – Baleal Sul

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Surf level
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Pro

Bottom
Sand
Direction of wave
Left and right
CONSISTENCY
4/5
best Wind Direction
Southeast
Best swell direction
Northwest
Swell size
Up to 3 meter
LOCALISM
2/5
Best Tide
Low
Mid
High

Length of Wave
Max 150 meter
Best season
All year
CROWD FACTOR
4/5

Location

Where to find

Peniche – Baleal Sul

Covid-19 flexibility

Ericeira Surf House

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– Negative travel advice for Portugal.
– Closed borders.
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