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Playa do Carreiro ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa do Carreiro Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Sunday, 18 August 2019, 08:52 Local time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSW 15
NNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Playa do Carreiro in Galicia is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. The river breaks peel to the right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Viana DO Castelo -Chafe, 32 km from Playa do Carreiro.


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Air temperature
19.8 °C

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Overall Playa do Carreiro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa do Carreiro:

  • Closest city location
    Ponte do Lima (Portugal)
    18 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Vigo (Spain)
    23 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Cangas (Spain)
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Esposende (Portugal)
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Esposende (Portugal)
    27 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa do Carreiro is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa do Carreiro is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Playa do Carreiro and is 160 km (99 miles) away.
Playa do Carreiro break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa do Carreiro, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa do Carreiro sea temperature, Playa do Carreiro photographs, Playa do Carreiro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa do Carreiro webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa do Carreiro tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) 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 Spain (Europe) 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 Playa do Carreiro.