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Matosinhos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 1.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.3

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Matosinhos Spot ID

Praia de São Salvador, Matosinhos photo


Photo credit: Tiago Reis

matosinos PORTUGAL, Matosinhos photo


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evening surf, Matosinhos photo


Photo credit: Nick Brick

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Thursday, 30 June 2016, 22:11 Local time
ThuFriday 01
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Matosinhos in North Portugal is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include 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, 1 km from Matosinhos.

IS AT (local time)

Matosinhos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porto, 3 km from Matosinhos.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Matosinhos

Overall Matosinhos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Matosinhos Location Maps

Matosinhos Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Matosinhos:

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Wave buoys nearest to Matosinhos:

Tide stations nearest to Matosinhos:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Senhora da Hora
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Vila Nova de Gaia
    5 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    6 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Matosinhos:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela
    83 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Manzaneda (Spain)
    104 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    167 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Leitariegos (Spain)
    167 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valgrande-Pajares (Spain)
    195 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Matosinhos:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Senhora da Hora
    2 mi
  • Third closest city location
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Sao Mamede de Infesta
    5 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Matosinhos is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Matosinhos is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Matosinhos and is 193 km (120 miles) away.
Matosinhos break location map and break info

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