Praia da Barra ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.4

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Praia da Barra Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Beira, Portugal)

Aerial view of Praia da Barra and Costa Nova photo

Praia da Barra a bombar photo

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Praia da Barra Spot ID:

Type: sandbar

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.8 °C

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Friday, 6 March 2015, 14:10 Local time

Friday 06
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 18 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
E 15
ENE 20
N 25
Wind State off off cross cross-

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Praia da Barra in North Portugal is an exposed beach break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aveiro, Portugal, 1 km from Praia da Barra.

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Praia da Barra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ovarmaceda, 31 km from Praia da Barra.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Praia da Barra

Overall Praia da Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia da Barra:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Costa Nova 1 mi
Second closest break Sao Jacinto 2 mi
Third closest break Praia de Mira 4 mi
Fourth closest break Praia da Vagueira 6 mi
Fifth closest break Praia da Torreira 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Praia da Barra:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 368 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 474 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 666 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 700 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 706 mi

Tide stations nearest to Praia da Barra:

Closest tide station Aveiro 1 mi
Second closest tide station Esmoriz 23 mi
Third closest tide station Espinho 25 mi
Fourth closest tide station Sao Felix da Marinha 28 mi
Fifth closest tide station Arcozelo 29 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Praia da Barra:

Closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 68 mi
Second closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 135 mi
Third closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 162 mi
Fourth closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 197 mi
Fifth closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 223 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia da Barra:

Closest city location Aveiro (Portugal) 5 mi
Second closest city location Canidelo (Portugal) 33 mi
Third closest city location Coimbra (Portugal) 35 mi
Fourth closest city location Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal) 35 mi
Fifth closest city location Porto (Portugal) 36 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Praia da Barra is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia da Barra is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 177 km (110 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia da Barra, Beira. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia da Barra sea temperature, Praia da Barra photographs, Praia da Barra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia da Barra webcams, current wind from Beira live weather stations and Praia da Barra 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 da Barra.


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