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Praia do Norte ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Praia do Norte Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 21:53 Local time
WedThursday 13
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 35
SW 35
WNW 45
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Praia do Norte in Ericeira is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ericeira, 1 km from Praia do Norte.

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Praia do Norte Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sintra Granja do Marques Airbase, 17 km from Praia do Norte.

moderate winds from the S

no report
Air temperature
14.8 °C

Current weather near Praia do Norte

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Sines, 77 miles from Praia do Norte.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.75
Dominant period (s) 21.1 18.8 17.2 16.4

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Overall Praia do Norte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia do Norte:

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    17 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Norte is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Norte is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 225 km (140 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Norte, Ericeira. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Norte sea temperature, Praia do Norte photographs, Praia do Norte detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Norte webcams, current wind from Ericeira live weather stations and Praia do Norte 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 Norte.