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Moledo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.2

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Moledo Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 04:23 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNE 15
NNE 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Moledo in North Portugal is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa do Carreiro, 7 km from Moledo.

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Moledo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At VianaDOCastelo -Chafe, 25 km from Moledo.


Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Moledo

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 37 miles from Moledo.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.72
Dominant period (s) 14.8 14.1 14.8 14.1

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Overall Moledo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Moledo:

  • Closest city location
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Vigo (Spain)
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Cangas (Spain)
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Moledo is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Moledo is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Moledo and is 167 km (104 miles) away.
Moledo break location map and break info

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