Ferrel (Peniche)

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Ferrel
Parish
Ferrel is located in Portugal
Ferrel
Ferrel
Coordinates: 39°21′54″N 9°18′58″W / 39.365°N 9.316°W / 39.365; -9.316Coordinates: 39°21′54″N 9°18′58″W / 39.365°N 9.316°W / 39.365; -9.316
Country Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Oeste
Intermunic. comm. Oeste
District Leiria
Municipality Peniche
Area
 • Total 13.79 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,649
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)

Ferrel is a seaside parish in Peniche, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 2,649,[1] in an area of 13.79 km².[2]

It has beaches and breaks facing in 3 distinctly different directions making it a very variable and consistent destination for surfers. Home to many surf camps/schools and recently the destination for the WCT of the ASP (World championship tour of Association of Surfing Professionals) in time for the autumn swells.

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