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Rocha Negra ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 4.1

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Rocha Negra Spot ID

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Rocha Negra

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 19:40 Local time
TueWednesday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 15
NNW 15
Wind State off off off off

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Luz-Rocha Negra in Algarve is a very sheltered reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. There is no beach break and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks and pollution.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lagos, Portugal, 6 km from Rocha Negra.

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Rocha Negra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sagres, 22 km from Rocha Negra.


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Air temperature
20.1 °C

Current weather near Rocha Negra

Overall Rocha Negra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Tide stations nearest to Rocha Negra:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    35 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Rocha Negra:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    80 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Rocha Negra is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rocha Negra is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 192 km (119 miles) away.
Rocha Negra break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rocha Negra, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Rocha Negra sea temperature, Rocha Negra photographs, Rocha Negra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rocha Negra webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Rocha Negra 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 Rocha Negra.