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Portugal - The Big Wave


The american surfer Garrett McNamara was once again in Portugal where he surfed a wave estimated to be largest than the one which earned him the record last year.

Portugal Biggest wave - Portugal Car HirePortugal Biggest wave - Portugal Car HireSituated in the center-west of Portugal, north of Lisbon, the city of Nazareth became news headlines worldwide in 2012 when a surfer Mc Namara surfed a wave of 30 meters high that was ranked the largest wave world.

McNamara now expects this new wave certification which could be worth a new record, after having made history in 2011 also with a wave (30 meters) in the large "cannon of Nazareth."

Studies, unconfirmed, indicate that this new wave will measure about 34 meters. This may be a new record for both the surfer and for Portugal.

The company responsible for the Nazareth Municipal Qualifica already asked two experts from the United States to ascertain the size of the wave that McNamara surfed again in Portugal in 2013.

António Manuel Silva, known as "Tó Mane" captured the stunning photograph of this wave.

The effect of the phenomenon known as "Cannon Nazareth" (rare geomorphologic accident, the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world, consisting of a board failure with Continental about 170 kms long and five deep) channels the Curling Atlantic Beach to the North by creating large waves.

Due to this phenomenon every year huge waves are recorded at this site which is attracting many surfers and tourists who really appreciate these phenomena.

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