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Bica ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Bica Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 16:49 Local time
Saturday 17Sun
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 20 20 19 19
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 40
SSE 40
SE 35
Wind State cross-

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Bica in Lisbon is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sao Domingos de Rana, 3 km from Bica.

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Bica Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Praia Parede wx, 1 km from Bica.


Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Bica

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Sines, 58 miles from Bica.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.53
Dominant period (s) 18 18.8 17.2 21.1

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Overall Bica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Bica is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Bica is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 222 km (138 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bica, Lisboa. Use the tab navigation above to view Bica sea temperature, Bica photographs, Bica detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bica webcams, current wind from Lisboa live weather stations and Bica 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 Bica.