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

Overall: 3.8

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Kings Rock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Saturday, 10 October 2015, 02:27 Local time
FriSaturday 10
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 12 12 18 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SE 25
SE 25
Wind State cross cross-

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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. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The reef breaks consists of lefts. An unrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Kings Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aeroporto de Porto Airport, 57 km from Kings Rock.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Kings Rock

Overall Kings Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Kings Rock Location Maps

Kings Rock Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kings Rock:

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Wave buoys nearest to Kings Rock:

Tide stations nearest to Kings Rock:

  • Closest tide station
    Viana do Castelo
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Povoa de Varzim
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Vila do Conde
    26 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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.