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Figueira da Foz - Gala ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Figueira da Foz - Gala Spot ID

Cova Gala 2015 (1), Figueira da Foz - Gala photo

Figueira da Foz - Gala

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:18 Local time
Thursday 26
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 14 14 13 8
Wind (km/h) 40
N 45
N 40
N 40
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Gala in North Portugal is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and rocks.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3 km from Figueira da Foz - Gala.

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Figueira da Foz - Gala Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Figueira, 6 km from Figueira da Foz - Gala.


Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Figueira da Foz - Gala

Overall Figueira da Foz - Gala Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

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Wave buoys nearest to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

Tide stations nearest to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

  • Closest tide station
    Figueira da Foz
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    38 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    59 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    60 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    75 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Manzaneda (Spain)
    168 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    168 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Leitariegos (Spain)
    230 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valgrande-Pajares (Spain)
    254 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

  • Closest city location
    Coimbra (Portugal)
    24 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Leira (Portugal)
    26 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Marinha Grande (Portugal)
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Aveiro (Portugal)
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Monsanto (Portugal)
    46 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gala is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 126 km (78 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gala is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 160 km (99 miles) away.
Figueira da Foz - Gala break location map and break info

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