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Cavalos de Fao ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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Cavalos de Fao

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 21:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.3
WNW
2.4
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WNW
2.5
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Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SSW 5
SSW 10
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Cavalos de Fao in Douro and Minhois a reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Esposende, 3 km from Cavalos de Fao.

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Cavalos de Fao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rua Amorim Campos Gandra wx, 2 km from Cavalos de Fao.

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Overall Cavalos de Fao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Cavalos de Fao is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cavalos de Fao is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Cavalos de Fao and is 178 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cavalos de Fao, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Cavalos de Fao sea temperature, Cavalos de Fao photographs, Cavalos de Fao detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cavalos de Fao webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Cavalos de Fao 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 Cavalos de Fao.