Praia Grande Spot ID
Best: Swell NW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C
Praia Grande in Lisbon is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here.
Overall Praia Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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Visitor Reviews of Praia Grande
“I have surfed in Carcavelos. I go to Praia Grande when Carcavelos is flat. In this situation, the waves in Praia Grande can be strong enough for a beginner, but when Carcavelos has good waves, Praia Grande is a place for novices to avoid. For me, 2+ meters waves are too big.
A good thing is that it is quite remote so there are always fewer surfers in the water compared to another spots closer to Lisboa, and even when it is crowded there is room enough to avoid being worried that anyone may hit you.”
Javier from PORTUGAL - 01 Jun 2010
- The nearest passenger airport to Praia Grande is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Praia Grande is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 230 km (143 miles) away.
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