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Backdoor ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.9

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Backdoor Spot ID

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Photo credit: Joao Nunes

backdoor photo


Photo credit: Joao Nunes

backdoor photo


Photo credit: Joao Nunes

backdoor photo


Photo credit: Joao Nunes

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 08:44 Local time
Tuesday 28
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
N 40
N 45
N 50
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Backdoor in Ericeira is an exposed reef break that is often working. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A left hand reef break. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of urchins,rocks,.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ericeira, 5 km from Backdoor.

IS AT (local time)

Backdoor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mafra, 5 km from Backdoor.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Backdoor

Overall Backdoor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Backdoor Location Maps

Backdoor Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Backdoor:

Tide stations nearest to Backdoor:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sao Joao das Lampas
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sao Domingos de Rana
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Backdoor:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela
    145 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    222 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Manzaneda (Spain)
    256 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Valdesqui (Spain)
    311 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Puerto De Navacerrada (Spain)
    315 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Backdoor:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rio de Mouro
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    16 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Backdoor is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Backdoor is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 226 km (140 miles) away.
Backdoor break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Backdoor, Ericeira. Use the tab navigation above to view Backdoor sea temperature, Backdoor photographs, Backdoor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Backdoor webcams, current wind from Ericeira live weather stations and Backdoor tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Backdoor.