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Porto Covo ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Porto Covo Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 00:12 Local time
TueWednesday 25
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 10 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
N 30
N 35
N 35
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross

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Porto Covo in South Portugal is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is a left breaking reef. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Praia dos Aivados, 6 km from Porto Covo.

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Porto Covo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Valentino, 12 km from Porto Covo.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
9.4 °C

Current weather near Porto Covo

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Tide stations nearest to Porto Covo:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    44 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    51 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    52 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Porto Covo:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    189 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    241 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra Nevada (Spain)
    303 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manzaneda (Spain)
    315 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valdesqui (Spain)
    323 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Porto Covo:

  • Closest city location
    Sesimbra (Portugal)
    44 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Setubal (Portugal)
    47 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Portimao (Portugal)
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Beja (Portugal)
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Amora (Portugal)
    55 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Porto Covo is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Porto Covo is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, 119 km (74 miles) away.
Porto Covo break location map and break info

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