Kings Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

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Kings Rock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Douro and Minho, Portugal)

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Kings Rock Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Thursday, 18 September 2014, 20:42 Local time

Thursday 18
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
SSE 35
SSE 35
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Kings Rock in Douro and Minho is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The reef breaks consists of lefts. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of .

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Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Viana do Castelo, Portugal, 5 km from Kings Rock.

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Kings Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP130, 38 km from Kings Rock.

strong winds from the SE

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Air temperature
20.2 °C

Current weather near Kings Rock

Overall Kings Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kings Rock:

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Closest break Viana do Castelo 2 mi
Second closest break Afife 4 mi
Third closest break Vila Praia de Ancora 6 mi
Fourth closest break Moledo 9 mi
Fifth closest break Playa do Carreiro 13 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Kings Rock:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 309 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 400 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 594 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 634 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 661 mi

Tide stations nearest to Kings Rock:

Closest tide station Viana do Castelo 3 mi
Second closest tide station Esposende 14 mi
Third closest tide station Pedroso 22 mi
Fourth closest tide station Povoa de Varzim 24 mi
Fifth closest tide station Vila do Conde 26 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Kings Rock:

Closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 89 mi
Second closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 117 mi
Third closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 149 mi
Fourth closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 181 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 191 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Kings Rock:

Closest city location Esposende (Portugal) 14 mi
Second closest city location Esposende (Portugal) 14 mi
Third closest city location Ponte do Lima (Portugal) 15 mi
Fourth closest city location Povoa de Varzim (Portugal) 24 mi
Fifth closest city location Braga (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.
Kings Rock break location map and break info
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.

 

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