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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

Photo credit: Nick Brick

morning shorey, Praia do Aterro photo

Praia do Aterro

Photo credit: Nick Brick

nature and industry, Praia do Aterro photo

Praia do Aterro

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 14:02 Local time
Friday 20Sat
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 35
NW 30
NNW 25
NNW 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Praia do Aterro in Douro and Minho is a sandbar break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the sandbar break both left and right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes 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.

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Praia do Aterro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Leca da Palmeira wx, 1 km from Praia do Aterro.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
21.5 °C

Current weather near Praia do Aterro

Overall Praia do Aterro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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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.