Kings Rock Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C
Kings Rock in Douro and Minho is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The reef breaks offer left-handers. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Watch out for .
Overall Kings Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- 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.