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Ofir ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.2
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.6

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Ofir Spot ID

end of the day, Ofir photo


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Secret Spot, Ofir photo


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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 23:37 Local time
WedThursday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
N 10
N 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Ofir in Douro and Minho is a sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Esposende, 1 km from Ofir.

IS AT (local time)

Ofir Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Viana DO Castelo -Chafe, 12 km from Ofir.


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Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Ofir

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 17 miles from Ofir.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.15
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5

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Overall Ofir Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Ofir Location Maps

Ofir Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ofir:


  • The closest passenger airport to Ofir is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ofir is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Ofir and is 177 km (110 miles) away.
Ofir break location map and break info

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