Kings Rock Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C
Kings Rock in Douro and Minho is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The reef breaks consists of lefts. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Hazards include .
Overall Kings Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July
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Visitor Reviews of Kings Rock
Tide stations nearest to Kings Rock:
- Closest tide stationViana do Castelo3 mi
- Second closest tide stationEsposende14 mi
- Third closest tide stationPedroso22 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationPovoa de Varzim24 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationVila do Conde26 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Kings Rock:
- Closest ski areaManzaneda (Spain)89 mi
- Second closest ski areaSerra da Estrela (Portugal)117 mi
- Third closest ski areaLeitariegos (Spain)149 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaValgrande-Pajares (Spain)181 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)191 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Kings Rock:
- Closest city locationEsposende (Portugal)14 mi
- Second closest city locationEsposende (Portugal)14 mi
- Third closest city locationPonte do Lima (Portugal)15 mi
- Fourth closest city locationPovoa de Varzim (Portugal)24 mi
- Fifth closest city locationBraga (Portugal)25 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Kings Rock is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Kings Rock is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 60 km (37 miles) away.
- Third is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 108 km (67 miles) away.
- Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is 136 km (84 miles) away.
- A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Kings Rock and is 180 km (112 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kings Rock, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Kings Rock sea temperature, Kings Rock photographs, Kings Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kings Rock webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Kings Rock 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 Kings Rock.