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 Costa Nova (lagoon)

Portugal, Aveiro

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 40° 36.433' N
Longitude: 8° 44.89' W

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English (Translate this text in English): From Porto take the A1 straight to Aveiro, and from there continue to the beaches(praias), the highway takes you straight to the beach, when crossing the bridge over the lagoon, you will see Costa Nova on your left and Barra on the right, and the ocean just in front-simple as that, it takes from porto aprox. 1 hour drive all highway.

From Porto take the A1 straight to Aveiro, and from there continue to the beaches(praias), the highway takes you straight to the beach, when crossing the bridge over the lagoon, you will see Costa Nova on your left and Barra on the right, and the ocean just in front-simple as that, it takes from porto aprox. 1 hour drive all highway.

English (Translate this text in English): From Porto take the A1 straight to Aveiro, and from there continue to the beaches(praias), the highway takes you straight to the beach, when crossing the bridge over the lagoon, you will see Costa Nova on your left and Barra on the right, and the ocean just in front-simple as that, it takes from porto aprox. 1 hour drive all highway.

English (Translate this text in English): From Porto take the A1 straight to Aveiro, and from there continue to the beaches(praias), the highway takes you straight to the beach, when crossing the bridge over the lagoon, you will see Costa Nova on your left and Barra on the right, and the ocean just in front-simple as that, it takes from porto aprox. 1 hour drive all highway.

English (Translate this text in English): From Porto take the A1 straight to Aveiro, and from there continue to the beaches(praias), the highway takes you straight to the beach, when crossing the bridge over the lagoon, you will see Costa Nova on your left and Barra on the right, and the ocean just in front-simple as that, it takes from porto aprox. 1 hour drive all highway.

Distance to a city In the city

Access time Short walk from shore (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Ria de Aveiro

Spot quality Great

Experience Everyone

Type Lagoon

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Freestyle

Day timing Afternoon 

Dangers  

Week crowd Few surfers

Week-end crowd Few surfers

Environment

Water quality Crystal-clear

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Bottom Sandy

Tide Best at high tide

Amenities

Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, Rental, School, Rescue, Showers

Local wind

Type Thermal wind

Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)

Main dir. North

Best dir. North

Best dir. relative Cross-Shore

Period From March to September

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): The Nortada wind increase along the day, normaly by miday you have an idea of how strong its going to be, around 15/16pm it gets 18 kt average.With the sun out and shining, you can always count on minimum 12Kt

The Nortada wind increase along the day, normaly by miday you have an idea of how strong its going to be, around 15/16pm it gets 18 kt average.With the sun out and shining, you can always count on minimum 12Kt

English (Translate this text in English): The Nortada wind increase along the day, normaly by miday you have an idea of how strong its going to be, around 15/16pm it gets 18 kt average.With the sun out and shining, you can always count on minimum 12Kt

English (Translate this text in English): The Nortada wind increase along the day, normaly by miday you have an idea of how strong its going to be, around 15/16pm it gets 18 kt average.With the sun out and shining, you can always count on minimum 12Kt

English (Translate this text in English): The Nortada wind increase along the day, normaly by miday you have an idea of how strong its going to be, around 15/16pm it gets 18 kt average.With the sun out and shining, you can always count on minimum 12Kt

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): This spot changes a lot with the tide.With low tide it has shallow water everywhere, thus very easy for beginners. With high tide its about 1 Km wide and good for all levels.Its a safe spot, because there are no downwind obstacles,and sandy shores.If you use the beach on the right of the Riactiva kitecenter, you can have supervision from them(rescue boat,showers, beach bar,etc) and you can leave girlfriend or kids there.From the terrace of the center you have a great panoramic view of the all lagoon.

This spot changes a lot with the tide.With low tide it has shallow water everywhere, thus very easy for beginners. With high tide its about 1 Km wide and good for all levels.Its a safe spot, because there are no downwind obstacles,and sandy shores.If you use the beach on the right of the Riactiva kitecenter, you can have supervision from them(rescue boat,showers, beach bar,etc) and you can leave girlfriend or kids there.From the terrace of the center you have a great panoramic view of the all lagoon.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot changes a lot with the tide.With low tide it has shallow water everywhere, thus very easy for beginners. With high tide its about 1 Km wide and good for all levels.Its a safe spot, because there are no downwind obstacles,and sandy shores.If you use the beach on the right of the Riactiva kitecenter, you can have supervision from them(rescue boat,showers, beach bar,etc) and you can leave girlfriend or kids there.From the terrace of the center you have a great panoramic view of the all lagoon.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot changes a lot with the tide.With low tide it has shallow water everywhere, thus very easy for beginners. With high tide its about 1 Km wide and good for all levels.Its a safe spot, because there are no downwind obstacles,and sandy shores.If you use the beach on the right of the Riactiva kitecenter, you can have supervision from them(rescue boat,showers, beach bar,etc) and you can leave girlfriend or kids there.From the terrace of the center you have a great panoramic view of the all lagoon.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot changes a lot with the tide.With low tide it has shallow water everywhere, thus very easy for beginners. With high tide its about 1 Km wide and good for all levels.Its a safe spot, because there are no downwind obstacles,and sandy shores.If you use the beach on the right of the Riactiva kitecenter, you can have supervision from them(rescue boat,showers, beach bar,etc) and you can leave girlfriend or kids there.From the terrace of the center you have a great panoramic view of the all lagoon.

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