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Luz ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Luz Spot ID

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Type: reef/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Monday, 20 November 2017, 17:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
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Period (s) 14 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 5
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ESE 10
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Luz in North Portugal is an exposed reef/jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and pollution.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Leixoes, Portugal, 3 km from Luz.

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Luz Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Avenida da Boavista Porto wx, 1 km from Luz.

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Current weather near Luz

Overall Luz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Luz is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Luz is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Luz and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Luz, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Luz sea temperature, Luz photographs, Luz detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Luz webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Luz 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 Luz.