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Costa Nova ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Costa Nova Spot ID

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Type: beach/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Sunday, 24 May 2015, 12:14 Local time
Sunday 24
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.7
NNW
1.5
NNW
1.4
NNW
1.4
NNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
E 30
E 15
ENE 20
N
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross

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Costa Nova in North Portugal is an exposed beach/jetty break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of pollution, rips.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aveiro, Portugal, 1 km from Costa Nova.

IS AT (local time)

Costa Nova Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ovarmaceda, 33 km from Costa Nova.

light winds from the E

km/h
Air temperature
22.8 °C

Current weather near Costa Nova

Overall Costa Nova Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see Costa Nova surf quality by season and Costa Nova surf quality by month.

Costa Nova Location Maps

Costa Nova Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Costa Nova:

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Wave buoys nearest to Costa Nova:

Tide stations nearest to Costa Nova:

  • Closest tide station
    Aveiro
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Esmoriz
    24 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Espinho
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sao Felix da Marinha
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Arcozelo
    30 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Costa Nova:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    68 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Manzaneda (Spain)
    135 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    162 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Leitariegos (Spain)
    198 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valgrande-Pajares (Spain)
    224 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Costa Nova:

  • Closest city location
    Aveiro (Portugal)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Canidelo (Portugal)
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coimbra (Portugal)
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal)
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Porto (Portugal)
    37 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Costa Nova is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Costa Nova is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 179 km (111 miles) away.
Costa Nova break location map and break info

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