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Barra do Douro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Barra do Douro Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 23:30 Local time
SunMonday 21
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
N 15
N 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Barra do Douro in North Portugal is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Leixoes, Portugal, 4 km from Barra do Douro.

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Barra do Douro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porto, 2 km from Barra do Douro.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Barra do Douro

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 19 miles from Barra do Douro.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.16
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 12.5 14.1

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Overall Barra do Douro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Barra do Douro:


  • The closest passenger airport to Barra do Douro is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barra do Douro is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Barra do Douro and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barra do Douro, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Barra do Douro sea temperature, Barra do Douro photographs, Barra do Douro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barra do Douro webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Barra do Douro 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 Barra do Douro.