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

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Matosinhos Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Douro and Minho, Portugal)

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Matosinhos Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 11:57 Local time

Friday 27
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
N 25
NNW 35
NNW 35
Wind State cross cross-

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Matosinhos in Douro and Minho is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc..) and pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Leixoes, Portugal, 1 km from Matosinhos.

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At Porto, 3 km from Matosinhos.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Matosinhos

Overall Matosinhos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Matosinhos:

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Closest break Leca 1 mi
Second closest break Luz 1 mi
Third closest break Barra do Douro 2 mi
Fourth closest break Sacor 2 mi
Fifth closest break Praia do Aterro 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Matosinhos:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 335 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 437 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 630 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 665 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 696 mi

Tide stations nearest to Matosinhos:

Closest tide station Leixoes 1 mi
Second closest tide station Senhora da Hora 2 mi
Third closest tide station Porto 4 mi
Fourth closest tide station Vila Nova de Gaia 5 mi
Fifth closest tide station Lavra 6 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Matosinhos:

Closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 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

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Town and city forecasts close to Matosinhos:

Closest city location Matosinhos (Portugal) 1 mi
Second closest city location Senhora da Hora (Portugal) 2 mi
Third closest city location Canidelo (Portugal) 4 mi
Fourth closest city location Porto (Portugal) 4 mi
Fifth closest city location Sao Mamede de Infesta (Portugal) 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.
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