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Costa Nova ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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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: 14.0 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 01:16 Local time
SunMonday 17
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
SE 15
SE 15
Wind State glass 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.

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Costa Nova Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aveiro, 10 km from Costa Nova.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Costa Nova

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 49 miles from Costa Nova.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.66
Dominant period (s) 15.6 15.6 15.6 14.8

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Overall Costa Nova Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • 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.