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Praia do Cabeco

Photo credit: On Water Academy

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 13:52 Local time
Tuesday 18Wed
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SW 20
SW 20
Wind State cross-

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Praia do Cabeco in The Algarve is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Surfable at all stages of the tide.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal, 6 km from Praia do Cabeco.

IS AT (local time)

Praia do Cabeco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cacela Manta Rota Buraco Vila Real De Santo Antonio wx, 5 km from Praia do Cabeco.

light winds from the N

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Praia do Cabeco

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 30 miles from Praia do Cabeco.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.02
Dominant period (s) 13.3 13.3 11.7 12.5

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Overall Praia do Cabeco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Praia do Cabeco Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia do Cabeco:

  • Closest city location
    Lepe (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    30 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Huelva (Spain)
    30 mi
Praia do Cabeco break location map and break info

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