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Maceda ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Maceda Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.9 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:27 Local time
Wednesday 17
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 18 19 20 20
Wind (km/h) 25
N 20
N 20
NNW 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Maceda in Beirais a beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Esmoriz, 5 km from Maceda.

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Maceda Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ovar Millitary Base Airport, 1 km from Maceda.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Maceda

Overall Maceda Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Maceda is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Maceda is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 194 km (120 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Maceda and is 221 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Maceda, Beira. Use the tab navigation above to view Maceda sea temperature, Maceda photographs, Maceda detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Maceda webcams, current wind from Beira live weather stations and Maceda 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 Maceda.