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Cortegaca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Cortegaca Spot ID

Cortegaca photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Saturday, 20 October 2018, 21:55 Local time
SatSunday 21
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ESE 15
E 15
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Cortegaca in Beira is a beach break that has reasonably consistent 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 ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of - Rocks.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Esmoriz, 3 km from Cortegaca.

IS AT (local time)

Cortegaca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ovar Millitary Base Airport, 3 km from Cortegaca.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Cortegaca

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 31 miles from Cortegaca.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.02
Dominant period (s) 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.2

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Overall Cortegaca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Cortegaca Location Maps

Cortegaca Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Cortegaca:


  • The closest passenger airport to Cortegaca is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cortegaca is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 192 km (119 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Cortegaca and is 218 km (135 miles) away.
Cortegaca break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cortegaca, Beira. Use the tab navigation above to view Cortegaca sea temperature, Cortegaca photographs, Cortegaca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cortegaca webcams, current wind from Beira live weather stations and Cortegaca 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 Cortegaca.