Cogumelo Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C
Cogumelo in South Portugal is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around mid tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rocks / crowds.
Overall Cogumelo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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Visitor Reviews of Cogumelo
“Aggressive and local crowd. Dangerous place to beginners, the access must be done with someone who knows, otherwise you'll get tons of urchins in your feet. Best spots near are the beaches”
Bonacho from PORTUGAL - 18 Apr 2016
- The nearest passenger airport to Cogumelo is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 106 km (66 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Cogumelo is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 124 km (77 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cogumelo, Alentejo. Use the tab navigation above to view Cogumelo sea temperature, Cogumelo photographs, Cogumelo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cogumelo webcams, current wind from Alentejo live weather stations and Cogumelo 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 Cogumelo.