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Praia das Macas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Praia das Macas Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Sunday, 9 December 2018, 21:19 Local time
SunMonday 10
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NE 15
ENE 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Praia das Macas in Lisbon is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Adraga, 1 km from Praia das Macas.

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Praia das Macas Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Oeiras, 19 km from Praia das Macas.


Air temperature
14 °C

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Overall Praia das Macas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia das Macas is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia das Macas is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 231 km (143 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia das Macas, Lisboa. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia das Macas sea temperature, Praia das Macas photographs, Praia das Macas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia das Macas webcams, current wind from Lisboa live weather stations and Praia das Macas 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 das Macas.