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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

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Figueira da Foz - Gala

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Monday, 2 May 2016, 13:37 Local time
Monday 02
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
1.0
NNW
1.2
NNW
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
N 35
NNW 40
N
Wind State cross-
off
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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 Monte Real, 33 km from Figueira da Foz - Gala.

light winds from the NNE

km/h
Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Figueira da Foz - Gala

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

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    24 mi
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    26 mi
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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Figueira da Foz - Gala is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 126 km (78 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Figueira da Foz - 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.
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