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

Overall: 3.0

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Praia do Aterro Spot ID

Waves in rocky bay, Praia do Aterro photo

Praia do Aterro

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Praia do Aterro

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Praia do Aterro

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Saturday, 20 October 2018, 23:25 Local time
SatSunday 21
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Praia do Aterro in Douro and Minho is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Leixoes, Portugal, 3 km from Praia do Aterro.

IS AT (local time)

Praia do Aterro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porto/Pedras Rubras Airport, 4 km from Praia do Aterro.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Praia do Aterro

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 16 miles from Praia do Aterro.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.02
Dominant period (s) 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.2

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Overall Praia do Aterro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia do Aterro:


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia do Aterro is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia do Aterro is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Praia do Aterro and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Aterro, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Aterro sea temperature, Praia do Aterro photographs, Praia do Aterro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Aterro webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Praia do Aterro 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 Praia do Aterro.